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Case Study: Scottish School Children Protect the Environment

2019-10-18T15:50:34+01:00

Our Ladys Primary #wildbottlesighting success! Have you seen a ‘wild bottle?’ Our Lady’s RC Primary School wanted to know! Working with the Marine Conservation Society and the Have You Got The Bottle? Campaign, the pupils highlighted the issue of littered plastic bottles across Scotland through the #wildbottlesighting social media campaign in school, at the beach and in parliament! Children engaged in Marine Conservation workshops and assemblies Children created and presented assembly to the school, the Cabinet Secretary and the media. Children interviewed by BBC Radio Scotland "This school [...]

Case Study: Scottish School Children Protect the Environment2019-10-18T15:50:34+01:00

Case Study: Working together to make a difference

2019-10-18T12:18:15+01:00

Prince's Trust bring hospital garden back to life Dorset Community Hospital write about the partnerships they've created that have enabled young people from their local college to make a difference, learn about careers in health and do their bit for nature. Sorting out the flower beds and bringing them back to life. Posing with the frog bought with money raised from the sponsored Kayakathon. "The group has forged a solid partnership with both teams and individuals within Dorset County Hospital such as the Macmillan Cancer Team who have visited Weymouth [...]

Case Study: Working together to make a difference2019-10-18T12:18:15+01:00

Case Study: Canal & River Trust

2019-10-15T09:59:08+01:00

The Canal & River Trust is a waterways and wellbeing charity. Specifically, we’re here to care for and protect 2,000 miles of waterways, and to promote their use by the people who live around them. We believe life is better by water. As waterways flow through some of the most diverse and often deprived communities, there’s enormous potential for them to contribute to the wellbeing of individuals, communities and society. Since we launched in 2012 we’ve grown youth engagement from a single project to a national priority, changing our culture to become ‘youth fit’. We’re proud to be one of [...]

Case Study: Canal & River Trust2019-10-15T09:59:08+01:00

Case Study: A Home-Grown Curriculum

2019-09-18T09:46:32+01:00

Liverpool school using nature to support cross-curriculum teaching Trees for Cities and Blessed Sacrament Primary School write about how they're using environmental social action to support cross-curriculum teaching. "Get the children outside to learn in the garden. It will benefit them, the teachers, and the wider school community" Liverpool’s Blessed Sacrament Catholic Primary School has been getting green-fingered over the past few months. Last year they partnered with environmental charity Trees for Cities to create a magnificent Edible Playground, transforming their grounds into a vibrant outdoor teaching [...]

Case Study: A Home-Grown Curriculum2019-09-18T09:46:32+01:00

Case Study: ‘Cool Seas Clean Up’ MSC

2019-09-18T09:46:32+01:00

In this case study, Jenny Griffiths, Education Programme Coordinator at The Marine Conservation Society, shares how they faced up to their challenges in engaging young people. This year their beach clean and citizen science project aimed at primary schools, Cool Seas Clean Up, ended up reaching 2110 young people aged 3-11 years around the UK. Engaging young people with our Beachwatch Beach Clean and Litter survey programme has been an on-going challenge for the Marine Conservation Society (MCS). Central to the programme is the Great British Beach Clean, held to coincide with the International Coastal [...]

Case Study: ‘Cool Seas Clean Up’ MSC2019-09-18T09:46:32+01:00

Case Study: Our Bright Future

2019-09-18T09:46:32+01:00

Putting young people at the heart of political influence Roberta Antonaci is the Policy and Campaigns Manager at Our Bright Future. Funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, Our Bright Future is formed of 31 projects across the UK. Each project is helping young people aged 11-24 gain vital skills and experience and improve their wellbeing. At the same time, they act as catalysts for delivering change for their local environment and community; whilst contributing to a greener economy. Last March, we organised a parliamentary reception in Westminster to give a platform to 54 young people from Our Bright Future [...]

Case Study: Our Bright Future2019-09-18T09:46:32+01:00

Case Study: Shipley College

2019-09-18T09:46:57+01:00

Shipley College is a small general further education (GFE) college in Saltaire, near Bradford. Saltaire’s is culturally and ethnically diverse and this is reflected in our students. The area has significant social and economic deprivation, while youth unemployment is the highest in Yorkshire. As a college we work hard to enrich the students’ experience and develop their skills, while nurturing strong relationships in the community.  We empower students to get involved in social action and causes that benefit not only local communities but also the students themselves. Every year our students support local events such as Tour de Yorkshire, World [...]

Case Study: Shipley College2019-09-18T09:46:57+01:00

Case Study: Global Action Plan

2019-09-18T09:46:57+01:00

Global Action Plan’s Youth Panel represents the voice of young, sustainably-minded people in the charity’s activities. Each year the Panel run an environmental campaign around issues where youth action can make a real difference. The Youth Panel’s first campaign, Long Live the Lunchbox is shining a light on the issue of single-use plastic waste at lunch and promoting restaurants that encourage their patrons to bring lunchbox containers to fill with food. A new interactive map has been launched so eco-conscious consumers can easily locate their local participating food outlets. The Youth Panel is made up of ten 18-30 year olds [...]

Case Study: Global Action Plan2019-09-18T09:46:57+01:00

Case Study: Association of Colleges – North Hertfordshire College

2019-10-15T09:53:09+01:00

North Hertfordshire College builds meaningful local partnerships #iwill partner Association of College's North Hertfordshire College has encouraged its students to engage with local campaigns and events North Hertfordshire College develops projects and activities that improve the lives of local residents while providing an opportunity for our students to make a positive contribution to their local community. In 2018 we collaborated with the Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue (HFRS) service to design and produce their Drink Drive Campaign. HFRS staff worked with students to create potential campaign slogans, with the winning slogan selected by HFRS. To show people the [...]

Case Study: Association of Colleges – North Hertfordshire College2019-10-15T09:53:09+01:00

Case Study: Groundwork – Young Trustees

2019-09-18T09:47:21+01:00

Groundwork is a national federated charity with a 35-year track record of helping people build better, greener lives in the places that need it most. We believe young people are vital to building vibrant communities – our youth programmes help them gain key skills, make their voices heard and take practical action in their local environment. Our Youth Network’s led by a national Youth Advisory Board that shapes our strategies, programmes and campaigns for young people. With their help, we’ve evolved our offer to deepen young people’s participation and are now reaping the benefits of this. In fact, working with [...]

Case Study: Groundwork – Young Trustees2019-09-18T09:47:21+01:00