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Archive for February, 2018

1 month to go – regional update!

With only 28 days left to enter the Big Ideas Competition – how are the regions doing? Development sessions in North England and Scotland. All NE&S schools are now well on their way with the business plan.  Some teams have already given mock presentations to their mentors and had feedback on completed sections of the […]

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Employer engagement for Year 10s in Leeds

Ernst and Young careers event Feb 20th – Leeds City Centre On Tuesday I was invited to be a panellist on the Ernst and Young careers workshop in Leeds City Centre.  I was one of five people speaking to year 10 students from St Bede’s and St Joseph’s Catholic College (one of our partner schools) […]

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Meet the Mentor! February 2018

Each month we are introducing the wonderful mentors that support the Big Ideas programme, in a feature we are calling ‘Meet the Mentor’.  The programme and the students on it simply would not be the same if we didn’t have this mentor support from our business partners, and the mentors themselves get an awful lot […]

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Manchester students #ShowTheLove

On Thursday 8th February our CEO, Jen Baughan was invited to run a workshop with young people challenging them to design a campaign to combat climate change in their school. The event was organised by the Climate Coalition and the Manchester United Foundation. Over 50 students were welcomed to Old Trafford to take part in the […]

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LfS Scotland’s blog article on S4TP!

We mentioned in an article last month that our North England & Scotland Programme Coordinator Dr. Jess Mitchell had the pleasure of attending Learning for Sustainability (LfS) Scotland’s annual AGM.  LfS is Scotland’s United Nations Recognised Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development, an open membership group which S4TP have been a part […]

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Introducing our new intern, Karina!

Karina Grucka Business Intern – South West Karina is a business intern from the University of Bristol, and she joined the Solutions for the Planet team this month. Her background is in education and applied linguistics (French, Russian and Spanish), and in September she will get her MSc in International Business Management.  Karina comes from […]

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Meet the Mentor! January 2018

Each month we are introducing the wonderful mentors that support the Big Ideas programme, in a feature we are calling ‘Meet the Mentor’.  The programme and the students on it simply would not be the same if we didn’t have this mentor support from our business partners, and the mentors themselves get an awful lot […]

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