Carbon Literacy Training for School Leaders and Teachers

This engaging and interactive course provides you with a deeper understanding of the science of climate change and its implications for you, your leadership team and your pupils.

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Keen to develop the confidence, knowledge and language to guide your school, colleagues and pupils towards a more sustainable future? Get ahead of the new DFE Sustainability and Climate Change Strategy requirements and let us do the work for you.

Developed by RBG Kew and The Carbon Literacy Trust.

  • 2 live online training sessions tailored to the needs of teaching professionals.
  • Access to sources of help and advice
  • Resources and ideas for you to use with your pupils following the course, designed to inspire hope and empower action.

Price: £150 per person or £200 for 2 educators registering from the same school.

Please use the form below to book your online training April 18 and 25, or to be placed on the waiting list for further online training sessions in 2024. We will be in touch as soon as the next set of dates after April have been confirmed.

Please use the form below to register your interest for online training sessions in 2024 or for an in person training day at your school or academy. We will be in touch as soon as the next set of dates have been confirmed.

Please note: In person training requires a minimum of 15 participants. This may be suitable for school or academy trust INSET days, or LEA subject leads.

Course CC000514 developed by Julie Whelan at Wakehurst, in association with Manchester Metropolitan University and accredited by the Carbon Literacy Project

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Terms and conditions

  • By submitting a school booking form you become liable for payment in full. If you amend or cancel your booking you may incur fees.
  • Payment must be made within 2 weeks of confirmed booking.
  • This course remains the property of RBG Kew. Participants agree not to record or share the online training sessions.

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Booking information will be retained for 7 years to comply with financial legal obligations and you will receive updates from us until you ask to be removed from the list. Kew’s privacy policy explains what data we collect and why, how we use it and other information relevant to the privacy of your data.