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Change is happening now!
The Nottingham Declaration on Climate Change (2000) requiring local authorities to develop strategies involving all sectors of the community, including schools, on how to reduce carbon emissions.
The introduction of the EU Directive on Energy Performance in Buildings from October 2008 which will require the production of Display Energy Certificates for all public buildings, including most schools.
The DCSF Sustainable Schools Strategy which encourages schools to evaluate themselves against eight doorways, one of which is energy and water.
- Facilitate strategy workshops with your senior management team to establish your base
position and set out agendas for action regarding school engagement.
- Deliver energy management sessions for head teachers and bursars to identify energy saving measures and evaluate their school’s performance against the DCSF Sustainable Schools Strategy.
- Deliver teacher training sessions to demonstrate a range of curriculum resources which can be used
to educate primary and secondary students about climate change, energy efficiency and renewable energy.
- Deliver a range of fun activities with pupils that will educate them about sustainable energy issues.
- Develop school and community based projects building on the extended schools initiatives and encouraging young people to spread the message to their wider community.
Why involve us?
- Over twenty years experience of engaging schools and local authorities around the issues of climate change and sustainable energy.
- Six years experience of managing the government funded SchoolEnergy programme which led to 15% energy savings in 2,000 schools.
- A strong reliable network of UK-wide associates qualified to deliver student based activities on
- A wealth of knowledge about the sustainable schools agenda and what this means to the whole school community.
- Excellent track record of developing and delivering bespoke flexible programmes that achieve results.
- Extensive links with organisations such as the Building Research Establishment and Eco Schools who can offer further advice and support to schools.