Penang Green School Award

About Penang Green School Programme

Penang Green School Programme is an environmental audit programme for schools in the Penang state. It was launched by the Penang State Government for Primary and Secondary Schools in 2010.

Schools involved in this programme are required to send a report on the environmental efforts undertaken to MBPP and MPSP. The winning schools under the MBPP and MPSP category will compete for Penang Excellent Green School Award. There will be 4 other special awards for those who fulfilled the 4 main criteria which are Resource Efficiency, Innovation and Creativity, Cleanliness and Greening and Community Involvement.

The Malaysian Nature Society Penang Branch has compiled selected teaching materials to assist teachers in running the nature related activities. The related teaching materials can be downloaded by clicking on the files below. Please go to for more information.


  • To inculcate love for the environment in students and the community.
  • To overcome environmental contamination issues through cultivation of the four criterias.

Main Criteria

  • Resource Efficiency
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Cleanliness and Greening Efforts
  • Community involvement

Target Groups

  • Primary Schools
  • Secondary Schools

Are Plastic (Bags) to be Blamed? Tan Choo Eng, MNS Penang

BY Foong Swee Yeok)

Importance of Mangrove

River Water Quality Assessment Module