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Archive for December, 2017

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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CREST Award funding opportunity for schools!

Since the start of the 2016/17 Big Ideas programme, Solutions for the Planet have been working with the British Science Association as a CREST Award delivery partner.  All the members of the school teams that participate in  Big Ideas Day, submit their completed business plan into our Big Ideas Competition by the end of March, […]

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Meet the Mentor! November 2017

Each month we are planning to introduce 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 […]

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