The Crystal

The Crystal have created a series of project-based activities that reflect the themes and topics explored in each of the their exhibition zones. These can be used to continue learning back in the classroom after a visit and extend the educational benefits derived from the Crystal experience. The projects have been designed to encourage students to relate…

Galapagos Conservation Trust – Resources

The Galapagos Conservation Trust are pleased to announce the launch of two fantastic new sustainable development modules on their Discovering Galapagos website. The new modules ‘Sustainable Economies’ and ‘The Value of Nature and Biodiversity’, which are suitable for Key Stage 3, offer new content and case studies on key sustainability principles and how these link with conservation….

The SSA website is live!

The Sustainable Schools Alliance website is live and growing. The SSA aims to provide a clear and compelling offer of support to all schools in the country, and help them to put sustainability at the heart of what they do. The evidence for the benefits of Sustainable Schools is stronger than ever. However, the government’s…

Walsall Adult and Community College

When Walsall Adult and Community College (WACC) was judged to be outstanding for overall effectiveness at its inspection in 2012, its leaders attributed this achievement to a shared vision and commitment to sustainable development. The college’s stated core purpose is to contribute to the economy of the local community by providing excellent provision for all its learners. WACC was…

Top Tips for Sustainable Purchasing in Schools

Sustainable procurement is the process of making and managing buying choices which take into account the impact of those choices on sustainable development. This leaflet tell you how to: Develop procurement expertise; Plan ahead; Know your own power; Look for alternatives; Increase your buying power; and more. Top Tips_Purchasing

Hampton College, Peterborough

Hampton College was recognised for Eco Promotion in the Peterborough Eco Education Awards 2012. The college held a successful Powerdown fortnight in November, and from this event pupils set up an allotment, something they have been interested in doing for a number of years. Green Team members presented their ideas to a school council meeting…