Environmental Education, Training & Jobs
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- Centre for Alternative Technology
- 01654 70 4952 (Machynlleth, North Wales)
The Centre for Alternative Technology offers a variety of short residential courses covering a range of sustainability issues.
Courses on renewable energy, environmentally friendly building techniques, and water and sanitation solutions can help you learn more about sustainable ways of living, and allow you to put your ideas into practice.
- For more info about our range of environmental courses please click here
- Mind the Gap
Meeting Minds, Bridging Gaps.
Mind the Gap focuses on safe, effective, participatory approaches to research, facilitation and training in: Communities and Partnerships, personal development, leadership & coaching conflict management and society and environment.
- For more information on our training and facilitation services please click here
- Monkton Wyld Court
- 01297 560342 (Charmouth, Bridport, Dorset DT6 6DQ)
A Centre For Sustainable Living In The Heart Of Dorset
As an alternative school and then an Educational Centre for Sustainable Living, Monkton Wyld Court has for the past 70 years maintained the importance of farming and other practical skills and a focus on renewable energy as central to its ethos. Today Monkton hosts a range of courses, conferences and gatherings for adults, families and children, and is home to a Steiner-based kindergarten. From bee-keeping to yoga, Monkton promotes low-impact, earth-centred skills for changing modern life. Family weeks with themes like Bushcraft and Fossil-hunting are especially popular, and our permaculture courses are led by specialists of international renown.
- For more information on our centre for sustainable living click here
- Swallowtail Hill
We’re passionate about learning outside the classroom. The landscape at Swallowtail Hill is unique and throughout the seasons provides an ever-changing resource to help bring the curriculum alive.
We’re only too happy to work with teachers to create bespoke visits to the farm which dovetail with topics and themes you may be working on back in the classroom. We can create a programme of activities that works for your students and we provide teacher’s packs. We welcome children of all ages but feel that the farm is particularly suited to those at key stages 2 and 3.
The farm is run for conservation so groups can undertake sessions which introduce them to the work we do here and encourage an understanding of bio-diversity and sustainability.
- Click here for information about our environmental education
- Sustainable Homes
Sustainable Homes is the leading sustainability training and consultancy provider. We work with affordable housing providers, private developers and governments to raise the benchmark for sustainable housing and communities in the UK.
We are experts in providing training on environmental standards, such as the Code for Sustainable Homes; and run SHIFT, the award-winning sustainability benchmarking and best practice learning network.
- For more information about sustainability training courses please click here
- Verdant Wildlife
- 01777 291862 (Derbyshire, Norfolk, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire)
New to bird watching or still struggling to tell your buntings from your finches? Then this is the bird identification course for you.
Taught entirely in the field to give the maximum time watching birds and perfecting our field craft skills, this course is packed full of helpful advice, handouts and practical tips throughout the day.
Locations in Derbyshire, Norfolk, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire.
- For more information about our range of bird and wildlife watching courses please click here