Businesses considering involvement in education would do well to focus on the environment as a fertile and rewarding platform for successful school engagement.
The environment is an area of school engagement which offers strong possibilities for businesses to have a genuinely helpful and long-lasting impact on schools, pupils, parents and communities.
The theme of this year’s World Environment Day was ‘Think-Eat-Save’ and its aim was to draw attention to the impact of food waste – particularly from an environmental perspective. Food waste is a huge challenge which will not be easily solved. The UN estimates that UK households waste around 6.7 million tonnes of food every […]
In recent years, there has been a gradual improvement in the take-up of STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) in schools. The number of pupils studying these subjects has increased by 10.7% over 10 years and last year, GCSE Science entries rose by 36.1%. Impressive though this last figure is, significant challenges remain in […]