Posted onOn the 16th of May our North England Programme Coordinator Claire Fitton attended a conference entitled ‘Creating a Culture of Curiosity’ facilitated by Community First Yorkshire:
Posted onEach month we are introducing the wonderful mentors that support the Big Ideas programme, in a feature we call ‘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 and community partners, and the mentors themselves get an awful lot out of it too. Find out more about the range of interesting and diverse mentors we work with on our Meet the Mentors page on the website!
Posted onWe are pleased to announce the 12 National Finalists for the Solutions for the Planet Big Ideas Competition 2019.
Posted onOn Wednesday 22nd May, teams from our Wolverhampton and East Birmingham schools attended the second of our two West Midlands regional finals. They came to the University of Wolverhampton to present their Big Ideas in front their peers and a panel of five judges.
Posted onOn Monday 20th May, teams from Solihull and Worcester attended the first of our two West Midlands regional finals. They came to Aston University to present their Big Ideas in front their peers and a panel of six judges.
Posted onOn Friday 17th May, our teams from schools across the South East attended the Museum of London for a packed day of presentations, ranging from ideas to tackle unsustainable palm oil to solar powered cars.
Posted onOn Wednesday 15th May, our teams from schools in Portsmouth attended the University of Portsmouth for an inspirational day of presentations and tours. Students received a fantastic welcome from the University’s student ambassadors with Tian Barratt of the outreach team welcoming the schools and sharing the impressive and innovative research and actions the university are taking in the field of sustainability.
Posted onOn Monday 13th May, our North England teams from schools in Leeds, Bradford, Doncaster and Halifax descended upon the University of Leeds for a fantastic day of presentations and tours.
Posted onSolutions for the Planet kicked off the Big Ideas Competition 2019 Regional Finals yesterday with the first, which was held at the University of Glasgow seeing teams from Biggar High School and Larbert High School bring their fantastic ideas to our second ever Scotland Regional Final!
Posted onFrom April 8th – 13th iSE held their annual CityDrive week in Birmingham, the biggest social enterprise event in the city’s calendar. 18 events took place across the city, and our West Midlands Programme Coordinator Sarah Milburn went along: