BGEN 2015 Conference: 4–6 Nov 2015 at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum

Time for Trees: connecting people with the majesty of trees

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Be inspired by trees! Join us at Westonbirt National Arboretum for three packed days of engaging debate, fun hands-on workshops and professional networking (and perhaps a little autumn leaf peeping!)

Unsurprisingly, this year’s bgen conference is all about the majesty of trees and sets out (more…)

Job vacancy: Interpretation Manager at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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Interpretation Manager

Salary: £32,429 to £34,116 depending on skills and experience

Hours of work: Full time         Contract Type: Permanent

We are seeking a first class Interpretation Manager who will lead an Interpretation Team and manage a suite of interpretation projects.  This role will also identify compelling content themes that will provide a framework for our lively visitor events programme.

Kew Gardens is a (more…)

Job vacancy: Horticultural Educator at RHS Garden Wisley

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Horticultural Educator

Learning and Families at RHS Garden Wisley

Hours: 37.5  hours per week  Salary: Circa £21,200 per annum

Do you have a passion for sharing gardening and all things in nature with the next generation? Are you trained in horticulture and interested in plants? Are you up for a challenge and thrive on being busy? Then this combination of teaching practical (more…)

New Curriculum (England) Update Workshop: Wednesday 30th September 2015

Following on from our successful National Curriculum (England) workshop last year, this event will look at the relationship between the New Curriculum (England) and outdoor learning one year on.

With input from the Institute of Education, Head Teachers and Botanic Garden Educators, we will explore how practical and creative learning opportunities have been developed in response to the New Curriculum at both Primary and Secondary level and discuss what (more…)