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Local expert support to help you with your Eco-Schools work is available all over the country. We have links to organisations, public sector bodies and individuals who are experts in sustainability and the Eco-Schools programme. There are also some excellent networking groups at local, regional and national level. Take a look at what is available in your region.

Allerdale Borough Council

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Bath and North East Somerset Council

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Bedford Borough Council

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Bexley Council

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Brent Council

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Brighton and Hove City Council

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Charnwood Borough Council

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Chelmsford City Council

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Chesterfield Borough Council

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Colchester Borough Council

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Corby Borough Council

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Cornwall Council

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Coventry City Council

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Craven Development Education Centre

Craven Development Education Centre aims to develop understanding of global issues, challenge stereotypes, develop positive attitudes, promote understanding of local-global interdependence and encourage action for a more just society and world. They do this through workshops and resources which can be used by your school.

Cumbria County Council

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Dacorum Borough Council

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Daventry District Council

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Derbyshire County Council

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Derbyshire Dales

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Dorset County Council

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Durham County Council

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E.Y.E Project

The E.Y.E. Project brings schools in West Sussex together to focus on the importance of caring for our planet. The Project aims to raise sustainability awareness and encourage young people’s interest in the environment. It provides an additional opportunity for the young people within those schools to learn about environmental matters through fun and educational activities available at Eco-Summit events across West Sussex.

Eastleigh Borough Council

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Epsom and Ewell Borough Council

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Erewash Borough Council

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Fenland District Council

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Gedling Borough Council

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Global Action Plan

Global Action Plan’s schools programmes educate and empower student leaders to take action on the important environmental and sustainability challenges their schools are faced with.

Glynis Goldsbrough

Glynis is pro-active in leading and facilitating Schools’ Sustainability Conferences in Lancashire and has written Education for Sustainable Development programmes for organisations including The Co-operative Green Schools Revolution. Glynis can help your school with engaging children in Environmental Education.

Hammersmith and Fulham Council

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Hampshire County Council

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Harrow Council

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Herefordshire County Council

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Jersey

Support is available for Jersey schools from the eco active school team. This team is coordinated by the eco active programme manager. Eco-Schools meetings are held each term for eco teachers. These meeting are a forum to share ideas and experiences. Competitions and campaigns also form some of the support work and are designed to meet with Eco-Schools award criteria.

Knowsley Council

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Leicester City Council

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Lincolnshire County Council

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London Environmental Educators Forum

LEEF is a network for London’s most innovative and passionate urban Environmental Educators. LEEF members are committed to improving the quality and quantity of environmental education delivered to Londoners.

London Sustainable Schools Forum

We are teachers, local authority officers, third sector workers, private sector workers, governors and others. We volunteer our time to run London Sustainable Schools Forum. We come together once a term in a Central London school to meet, inspire, discuss, share, support, create and plan.

Manchester City Council

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Manchester Environmental Education Network

Manchester Environmental Education Network, or “MEEN” as it is more commonly known, is dedicated to supporting teachers, organisations and individuals working to promote environmental education and Education for Sustainability.

Merton Council

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Mid Sussex District Council

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Newcastle City Council

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Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council

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North Kesteven District Council

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North Lincolnshire Council

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North West Leicestershire District Council

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North Yorkshire County Council

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Northamptonshire County Council

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Northumberland County Council

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Nottingham City Council

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Nottinghamshire County Council

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Oldham Council

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Peterborough City Council

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RSPB

The RSPB education team are passionate about getting young people outside and experiencing nature first-hand. From school grounds to special places further afield, they can provide something that meets your school’s specific needs. The team support teachers with relevant resources and ideas to actively engage their class or group.

Recycle For Your Community (East London)

Our schools outreach programme aims to engage the whole school with a range of activities to improve reducing, re-using and recycling. If your school is in Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Newham or Redbridge you are entitled to this free outreach programme.

Recycle for Northamptonshire

NWEET offers classroom workshops, assemblies, site visits and more to primary and secondary schools within the Northamptonshire Waste Partnership. We aim to help children in Northamptonshire to reduce, reuse and recycle waste and educate and to educate them about how recycling can save and create energy.

Redbridge Council

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Shanks Wakefield

Shanks’ Education Officer delivers interactive workshops and assemblies to schools and youth groups, as well as visits and talks to the public at community events.  Shanks are keen that everyone helps to make Wakefield a more environmentally friendly District.  Sessions delivered by the Shanks Education Officer are free.

Shropshire County Council

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South Derbyshire District Council

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Southampton City Council

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Southwark Council

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Stafford Borough Council

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Stevenage Borough Council

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Surrey County Council

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Sustainable Learning

Sustainable Learning support and encourage teachers to build sustainability and environmental messages into their teaching. Based in Bristol, they work directly with local schools – helping them on their journey to Green Flag (for free!). Their amazing online resources are available to schools across the country, including their award-winning environmental game featuring Shaun the Sheep!

Sustainable Schools Alliance

The Sustainable Schools Alliance (SSA) is a nationwide organisation, but based in London. The SSA aims to provide a clear and compelling offer of support to all schools in the country, and help them to put sustainability at the heart of what they do.

Sustrans

Sustrans free information service provides a telephone and email helpline, with educational materials, incentive schemes and guidance available on their website. They run a range of initiatives designed to get the whole community walking, cycling, scooting and skating to school.

Sutton Council

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Three Rivers District Council

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Uttlesford District Council

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Waltham Forest Council

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Water Aid

WaterAid provides educational resources which explore issues around access to water, sanitation and hygiene across the developing world. Their resources include lesson plans, learning activities, films, games, competitions, workshops and talks. Water Aid also provides fundraising resources and activities, to help bring learning about water to life

Westminster Council

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Whychavon District Council

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Wigan Council

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Wilderness Foundation UK

Wilderness Foundation UK provide interactive, hands-on outdoor environmental learning designed to support both the national curriculum and Eco-schools. Delivering on a wide range of topics such as Biodiversity and Water, a trip to their beautiful 400 acre farm site in Chatham Green just outside Chelmsford will provide your students with inspiration and skills for life. Their purpose built Education centre means they are open all seasons, muddy boots welcome!

Wirral Council

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Worcestershire County Council

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Interactive Eco-School

You can find a greener version of pretty much everything your school uses; pencils, carpets, uniforms, energy. Here you can investigate how you can ‘green’ your school

Interactive Eco-School