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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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Learning for Sustainability Scotland AGM 2018

LfS Scotland AGM, Moray House, University of Edinburgh January 18th On January 18th Jess 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 of since our expansion […]

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ASE Annual Conference 2018, Liverpool

On Friday 5th January, Jen Baughan, our CEO, went along to the ASE Annual Conference, which is Europe’s largest science education conference.  Here are some of her reflections: The ASE (Association of Science Education) Annual Conference attracts science educators from across the UK and beyond to share good practice, research and practical ideas for the […]

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S4TP Impact Report 2016-17

Solutions for the Planet has had a busy and exciting year in 2016-17, with many changes, and ups and downs. We expanded the team to include Jess Mitchell and Sarah Milburn as regional Programme Coordinators; we secured two additional business partners – Mears Group and Arcadis to support future growth in 2017-18; we said some […]

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Collaboration with Climate-KIC

This term I’ve had the exciting opportunity of working with Climate-KIC and travelling to Amsterdam and Valencia to consult on their exciting new pilot ‘Green Innovation in Schools’. Climate-KIC is the European Union’s main climate innovation initiative.  It is one of three Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) created in 2010 by the European Institute of […]

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The National Sustainable Schools Conference

Last month our South East Programme Coordinator, Charlotte Hosier, attended The National Sustainable Schools Conference in London.  Sustainability is at the core of our organisation, and particularly of our Big Ideas programme, so events like these that bring stakeholders together to share knowledge, are incredibly beneficial and inspiring. The National Sustainable Schools Conference was held at Baden […]

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