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Clean water and sanitation are essential to the health and well-being of children both locally and globally in Ireland we can take action to support the sustainable development goals by educating ourselves and others about the importance of clean water and sanitation, and by taking practical steps to reduce our own water usage and waste.
One way to encourage students to take action is to provide opportunities for them to learn about issues and get involved in local initiatives. For example, you could organize a school-wide campaign to reduce plastic waste or work with local organizations to support community-led efforts to improve access to clean water and sanitation. Another way to support SDGs is to integrate the principles of sustainability into the curriculum. This could include teaching students about the science of water and sanitation, As well as the social and economic factors that influence access to these resources. You could also explore the role of technology in addressing water and sanitation challenges and encourage students to develop innovative solutions to these issues.
Overall by empowering students to take action and supporting them in their efforts, we can help to accelerate local-level actions towards achieving the SDGs in Ireland and beyond.