National Botanic Garden of Wales

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Head of Education and Learning
National Botanic Garden of Wales

This is an exciting opportunity for a professional teacher passionate about the environment and with a proven track record in delivering formal and informal, outdoor, biological science education. Leading the Garden’s education delivery you will be making an important contribution to the success of one of the most iconic destinations in (more…)

New National Curriculum for England – 18 June 2014

This programme looked at implementation of the new curriculum and explored what was new and how it impacted on organisations.  Delegates appreciated the lovely surroundings of the South London Botanical Institute and the delicious lunch provided there.

Delegates were welcomed by Sarah Williams, Schools Programme Manager, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, and Roy Vickery, SLBI Chairman.  Roy gave a brief history of the building and Institute.

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RHS Community Outreach Adviser

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Community Outreach Adviser – North East

The Children’s Foundation, Central Newcastle
Circa £26,000 per annum depending on experience

Help the RHS get more schools growing in the North East by supporting schools who want to raise their pupils’ achievement, self-esteem and care of the environment through gardening. Can you inspire children and young people, teachers, parents and community volunteers to get involved? Then this (more…)

Training Day – ‘Understanding Your Visitors’

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Join us on Tuesday 7 October, at National Trust Calke Abbey, Derby.  ‘Understanding your Visitors’ is a networking and seminar day for existing and aspiring managers’. Explore the power of visitor insight with practical ways to get under the skin of your visitor and non-visitor groups and gain insight from current (more…)

‘The BIG Picnic’ Joint Networking Day 17th June 2014

‘THE BIG PICNIC; seeking, sharing and making new connections in outdoor learning’

• bgen (Botanic Gardens Education Network)
• FACE (Farming and Countryside Education)
• FEN (Forest Education),
• LEEF (London Environmental Educators Forum

Four outdoor education networks came together to explore and share approaches to learning, make new connections and find ways of working together. bgen, FACE, FEN and LEEF  hosted the day together at the South London Botanical Institute. The BIG Picnic received (more…)