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LJUBLJANA’S GREEN ACHIEVEMENTS

The decision to name Ljubljana the European Green Capital 2016 was based on the fact that of all the nominees, Ljubljana had made the largest number of changes in the direction of environmentally-friendly and sustainable development in the shortest period of time, precisely from 2007, when the Vision 2025 sustainability strategy was adopted, to 2014. The city’s traffic policy encourages sustainable mobility solutions. 2012 saw the closing of the core city centre area for motorized vehicles. Urban cycling is rapidly increasing in popularity and the city’s cyclists thoroughly enjoy using the free BicikeLJ bike sharing network. More and more public city buses in Ljubljana are fuelled by methane in order to achieve reduction in CO2 emissions. Electric-powered vehicles called Kavali...

BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF LJUBLJANA

Our school The British International School of Ljubljana offers a traditional British education in Ljubljana. Our ethos is to encourage a passion for learning amongst our young people within this international setting. Our school currently has students aged 2 to 18 from more than 30 countries. About 40% of our students are Slovenian; others represent countries from as far apart as Australia and Norway and from Portugal to Japan. All subjects, except Slovene and French, are taught in English by a team of 37 full- and part-time teachers and assistants, mostly native speakers of English or fluently bilingual. Our Primary Section follows the National Curriculum for England, enhanced by the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). Our Secondary students are prepared for GCSE, IGCSE and A-Level e...

Top Things to do in Winter

We’ll be honest and say we much prefer the long, hot days of summer to the months when we’re wrapped in many layers and seeing darkness at what feels like mid-day. That said, this year we’re determined to make the most of the winter months, so we’re sure to hit March feeling good. Happy December For a start, we’ll make full use of Happy December (Veseli December), going downtown to see the lights and get something warm to eat and drink from the stalls. People travel for miles to enjoy the scenes here, and a bag of chestnuts and cup of mulled wine while walking around, or sitting under a blanket at a café, is one of the real treats of the season. One thing to be careful of: ordering hot chocolate (vroča čokoláda) will get you a cup of hot, chocolate pudding, so go for cocoa if that’s what y...

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