These are the organisations that were involved in producing the 60 minute INSET video for secondary schools that was released yesterday. There’s a brief biography and links to their websites.
The UK Schools Sustainability Network (UKSSN) is an umbrella organisation, hosted by Transform our World, of regional grassroots networks from across the UK and with links abroad. Created with the aim of promoting strong collaborations between students of all backgrounds from different secondary schools, each network works together on campaigns and initiatives to tackle the climate and nature crises, support the environment and benefit communities. Students run meetings and collaborate on projects at regional and UK level with support and training from staff. Joint initiatives include assemblies, talks and debates, newsletters, MP campaigns and input to national and global research and events.
Transform Our World is a collaborative hub that supports teachers in bringing environmental and social action into the classroom through showcasing quality-rated resources, programmes and events across a wide range of sustainability themes. Teacher CPD and tools help any teacher feel empowered and confident in teaching about climate change. Transform Our World also supports groups of students in high need schools across England.
AimHi Earth is an educational organisation on a mission to transform global understanding of climate and nature, empowering educators to bring climate and nature into any classroom. They’ve created live-learning experiences for understanding the climate and nature crisis, and weaving it into everyday conversations, actions and lesson plans.
Black & Green Ambassadors for Bristol connects, empowers and celebrates diverse leadership and community action on environmental issues in Bristol and beyond; challenging perceptions, creating new opportunities and working towards ensuring the environmental movement is inclusive and representative of all communities.
Energy Sparks is an online energy management tool and education programme which uses smart meter data to teach primary and secondary pupils about energy and empowers them, their teachers and the wider school community to make their schools more energy efficient.
Futureproof ED is a campaign that brings together people from the education, climate, and business sectors to support an education system that prepares young people with the skills they need for the future. We need to provide teachers with the resources and permission to do what they do best – support and educate young people to flourish.
Let’s Go Zero is the national campaign uniting teachers, pupils, parents and their schools as they all work together to be carbon zero by 2030. Across the country school leaders are standing alongside students and taking action to tackle the climate crisis. Every school that signs up is pledging to work towards a more sustainable future while calling for much-needed government support to help all schools reach their carbon zero goals.
The National Education Union (NEU) is the largest educator’s organisation in Europe. Education International - the voice of teachers and education workers around the world. In April NEU issued a manifesto, calling for global climate education for all and set up Teach for the Planet to campaign for it.
Sheffield Environmental Movement (SEM) was set up to provide environmental information and education to Black, Asian, Ethnic Minority & Refugee (BAMER) community groups including schools, colleges and youth groups. SEM acts as a broker between BAMER community groups and environmental organisations to promote participation in outdoor learning.
ThoughtBox are a social enterprise providing educators with a whole school approach to social, emotional and environmental wellbeing. The programme explores the methods and mindsets needed to become more resilient, adaptable and innovative as we prepare for a new future of learning and reimagine education together.
WWF work with teachers and schools to provide a wide range of topical classroom resources and real-world activities to engage and inspire young people. The work with schools is part of WWF’s mission to build a brighter future for both people and nature.