John Hardy, Making A Difference: My Green School Dream (TED Talks)

Welcome to the world’s Green School!

Green School in Bali, Indonesia is giving its students a relevant, holistic and green education in one of the most amazing environments on the planet.

Green School in Bali, was founded by John and Cynthia Hardy. The school is a non-profit organization funded by the Sustainable Educational Trust.

The eight-hectare campus features a rigorous curriculum with an environmental focus in an entrepreneurial context.

International Baccalaureate (IB) program offered. The school will be accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS).

We invite you to look around our site and find out more about our school, our campus and our mission – you can sign up to book a tour of the school, leave your feedback in the comments section of any article or blog post and learn how you can contribute to the school, Bali and our beautiful Earth.

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Join John Hardy on a tour of the Green School, his off-the-grid school in Bali that teaches kids how to build, garden, create (and get into college).
http://www.greenschool.org/

The centerpiece of campus is the spiraling Heart of School, perhaps the world’s largest freestanding bamboo building.

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes.

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Featured speakers have included Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes, Pattie Maes on the “Sixth Sense” wearable tech, and “Lost” producer JJ Abrams on the allure of mystery.

TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts.

Closed captions and translated subtitles in a variety of languages are now available on TED.com, at http://www.ted.com/translate.

Watch a highlight reel of the Top 10 TEDTalks at http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/top10

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Thomas Baker is the Past-President of TESOL Chile (2010-2011). He enjoys writing about a wide variety of topics. The source and inspiration for his writing comes from his family.
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