BGEN 2015 Conference: 4–6 Nov 2015, 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…)

Building capacity: teacher and student teacher training

Tuesday 15th September 2015

at RHS Harlow Carr, Harrogate

Running CPD programmes is both exciting and profitable, however it can also be challenging. This workshop will use case studies to showcase how a number of organisations have tackled setting up and delivering CPD, with examples from both primary and secondary sector programmes.

 You will get to try out a number of the activities used to engage teachers during these sessions and (more…)

Job vacancy: Training and Events Co-ordinator (Job Share) at RHS Garden Wisley

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Training and Events Co-ordinator (Job Share)
Education, Funding & Communities
RHS Garden Wisley

18.75  hours per week (Job Share)
Circa £11,500 per annum

The RHS Campaign for School Gardening engages with more than 18,500 schools through the national website  We provide inspiring online information and resources to help teachers, school staff and volunteers to develop the gardening skills of more than 4 million children (more…)

Job Vacancy: Education Officer at Birmingham Botanical Gardens


Education Officer

Contract: Full time, Permanent

Salary: £25,500 to £28,000 depending on skills and experience

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified teacher to oversee and further develop our successful education programme in this unique location.   Recent teaching experience, a love of plants and a desire to convey this to children and adults of all ages is essential.

For more information: please call (more…)

Job Vacancy: Cambridge University Botanic Garden Demonstration and Display Assistant

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Demonstration and Display Assistant

Salary: £21,391 – £24,775 pa

Monday to Friday inclusive (36.5 hours per week average); Hours of work vary depending on the season of the year.

The Demonstration and Display Section is one of seven sections that comprise the Garden’s horticultural division, each responsible for caring for a specific area of the Garden and associated plant collections within the 40 acre (more…)

Job Vacancy: Interpretation Manager at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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Interpretation Manager at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Contract: Full time, Permanent

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

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are seeking a first class Interpretation Manager who will lead an Interpretation Team and manage a suite of interpretation projects.  This role will be critical for identifying compelling content themes that will provide a framework for their lively (more…)