Tag: Green Jobs
25 April, 2022
Latest Green Skills survey reveals that more than half of young people lack guidance on green job options at school
Latest Green Skills survey reveals that more than half of young people lack guidance on green job options at school A new survey carried out by our charity of 1,200 young people aged 15-18 who attend state secondary schools and colleges throughout the UK has revealed that more than half (57%) have not been given guidance on green job options at school. The survey that canvassed young people’s knowledge and appetite for pursuing a green job showed that while 63% of young people said they know what a green job is, over half (56%) aren’t sure about the required skills […]
13 March, 2022
Allison Ogden-Newton OBE – Chief Executive, Keep Britain Tidy – Green Skills Broadcast
15/03/2022 Allison Ogden-Newton KS 3-5 / S 1-6 Are you motivated to make a difference and improve environmental awareness? Perhaps your school is already involved in the Eco-schools programme! Join us for a broadcast with Allison Ogden-Newton OBE, Chief Executive of environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy to learn about their campaigns and how you can get involved.
10 March, 2022
Tamara Finkelstein – Permanent Secretary, DEFRA – Green Skills Broadcast
10/03/2022 Tamara Finkelstein KS 4-5 / S 4-6 Did our Green Skills Week campaign inspire you to take action last year? We are excited to welcome Tamara Finklestein, Permanent Secretary, (DEFRA) Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. During this broadcast, you will learn about some of the main responsibilities of DEFRA and how it is working to tackle waste and improve our natural environment.
30 April, 2021
WRAP UK – Panel event for Green Skills Week
29/04/21 WRAP UK – Panel event for Green Skills Week KS 4 – 5 / S4-6 Wondering how business can become more eco-friendly? WRAP is one of the globe’s leading sustainability charities. Hear from our panellists Julie Hill (Chair), Emma Hallett (Team Manager Collaborative Change Programme), Maria Stapleton (Behaviour Change Project Manager) & William McManus (Sector Specialist – Food) who help drive change and create a better world. WRAP work with businesses, governments, citizens and charities to make the planet a healthier, safer place. Further reading: Food Waste prevention resource for schools
20 April, 2021
Alice Delahunty – President of Electricity Transmission, National Grid
19/04/21 Alice Delahunty KS 4 – 5 / S4-6 What are Green Skills and why are they important? Hear from Alice Delahunty, the first President of National Grid’s Electricity Transmission business, a role in which she is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the electricity transmission network for England and Wales.
25 March, 2021
Steve Backshall MBE – Presenter, Conservationist and Sky Zero Ambassador
Steve Backshall MBE 23/03/21 KS 3-5/S 1- 6 Calling all eco-warriors and naturalists! If you want to find out how you can help nature and learn more about Green Skills, this is an broadcast you can’t miss! Steve Backshall is a Conservationist, Explorer, Author and Television Presenter who you may have seen on your screen in Deadly 60 and BBC’s Natural History Unit. Hear from Steve on how we can tackle climate change and help our save planet.
22 March, 2021
Green Skills Week sponsor broadcast with Man Group – Luke Ellis, CEO and Robyn Grew, Group COO
Green Skills Week sponsor broadcast with Man Group 22/03/21 Age KS 3-5 / S 1-6 Watch our Green Skills Week broadcast with our Primary Sponsor, Man Group. We speak to Luke Ellis, CEO, and Robyn Grew, COO and General Counsel, about Green Skills Week, the importance of green skills, how green skills are currently used at Man Group, and how the world of finance is becoming increasingly green.