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#EcoTeachMeet information

Our #EcoTeachMeets take place once a term at schools and organisations around Leicester. They are free to attend and always great to find out about what environmental education activities are taking place.

Further information

Upcoming meetings

Autumn #EcoTeachmeet

Wednesday 14 October 2020 - Online on Microsoft Teams, 4.00-5.30pm

Presentations from colleagues on the impact of environmental education, projects and activities happening in Leicester.

If you would like to present please complete the Eventbrite presenter booking or get in touch.

All school staff welcome! Book your here.

If you would like more information please contact Lee Jowett, Environmental Education Coordinator
Lee.Jowett@Leicester.gov.uk or 0116 454 2271

Climate Emergency #EcoTeachmeet

Wednesday 11 November 2020 - Online on Microsoft Teams, 4.30-6 pm

As part of out Climate Emergency Fortnight we will be hosting presentations from colleagues on the impact of the climate crisis on environmental education and the many projects and activities happening in Leicester.

All school staff welcome! Book your here.

If you would like more information please contact the Environmental Education Team Eco-School@@Leicester.gov.uk

Litter Less Leicester Training - November 2020

Friday 13 November 2020 - Online via Microsoft Teams, 1.30-3.30pm

The Litter Less Campaign, led by Eco-Schools aims to reduce litter and affect long-term behaviour change through implementing a waste management system, which involves the whole school.

Who would benefit from this project: All school staff with an interest in reducing litter in and around their school including, teachers, support staff, senior leaders and Eco-Schools leads, school business managers and site managers. A small number of schools that previously applied can participate again (however funding is not available for returning schools) – but do get in touch! Download the flyer for more information on how to sign up.

If you would like more information please contact the Environmental Education Team Eco-School@@Leicester.gov.uk

Food Waste Webinar by Food For Life- November 2020

Wednesday 18 November 2020 - Online on Microsoft Teams, 4.30-6 pm

As part of out Climate Emergency Fortnight Lisa Didier from Food for Life will be putting on a food waste webinar supported by Avenue Primary School.

All school staff welcome! Book your here.

If you would like more information please contact the Environmental Education Team Eco-School@@Leicester.gov.uk


Previous Meetings

EcoTeach Webinars

Keep up to date with all things Environmental Education while social distancing. Find out about opportunities to participate in different projects and activities taking place in Leicester.

All webinars are presented by Lee Jowett and Amy Peace along with special guests.

Energy and Water - 22 April 2020

Litter - 29 April 2020

School Grounds -  6 May 2020

Waste and Recycling - 13 May 2020

Transport - 20 May 2020

Biodiversity- 3 June 2020

Global Citizenship and Fairtrade- 10 June 2020

Healthy Living - 17 June 2020

Marine - 24 June 2020

How to apply for your Green Flag - 1 July 2020


 

May 2019 - Mayflower Primary School, Leicester 

January 2019 - English Martyrs' School, Leicester

Introduction 

May 2018 - Outdoor Learning, Leicester Botanical Garden

May 2018 - SLT TeachMeet, City Hall, Leicester

October 2016 - Graceworks

  • The meeting took place outdoors, so there were no powerpoints or flyers.

May 2016 - Fullhurst School

  • The meeting took place outdoors, so there were no powerpoints or flyers.

March 2016 - Forest Lodge Education Centre

February 2016 - Overdale Junior School

November 2015 - Sandfield Close Primary School

October 2015 - Mellor Primary School (Litter, recycling and waste)

May 2015 - Rolleston Primary School (Food Growing)

April 2015 - English Martyrs' Catholic School (Energy and water reduction)

March 2015 - Leicester Botanical Garden (Outdoor learning)

  • Files removed due to accessibility 

February 2015 - Avenue Primary (Sustainable travel and transport)

January 2015 - Whitehall Primary School (Fairtrade Schools)

December 2014 - Babington Community College (introductory meeting)

Please consider the environment.