Tag: Model Arctic Council

Norwich Model Arctic Council 3

The third annual Norwich Model Arctic Council (NORMAC) convened over the weekend of 23rd to 25th February at Norwich School in the UK.  A larger event that NORMAC 2017, this year’s conference involved 46 pupils from 8 secondary schools in the UK and Spain.  Two of the schools involved were UK international schools, and participating …

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Model Arctic Council Bilbao

  Just over a week ago, 28 pupils from seven secondary schools in Italy, the Netherlands, Saudia Arabia, Spain and the United Kingdom gathered at Colegio Ayalde in Bilbao, Spain, for the inaugural Model Arctic Council Bilbao (MAC Bilbao).  Over the course of three days, from 25th to 28th January, they played the roles of …

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Norwich Model Arctic Council 2

Over the weekend of 21st to 23rd April, 35 pupils from six secondary schools gathered at Norwich School in the UK for the second annual Norwich Model Arctic Council (NORMAC).  So far as I know, NORMAC is the only secondary-school level Model Arctic Council in the world today.  Like the better-known Model United Nations, NORMAC …

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Norwich, England, UK (c) 2016 Anthony Speca

Launching the Norwich Model Arctic Council

In July 2016, a group of secondary-school pupils convened in Norwich, UK, for the inaugural Norwich Model Arctic Council (NORMAC).  An educational initiative of Polar Aspect, in collaboration with and hosted by Norwich School, NORMAC is intended to raise awareness of the Arctic; to inspire pupils to learn more about the region, its peoples and its challenges; and …

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Norwich Model Arctic Council

Earlier this month, a group of secondary-school pupils from Norwich School gathered together for the first Norwich Model Arctic Council (NORMAC), an educational initiative I’ve recently developed to raise awareness and understanding of the Arctic amongst youth.  Whilst there have been a number of Model Arctic Councils at postgraduate level, NORMAC is so far as …

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