Exciting career prospects, July 2019

Eden Project Learning places a strong focus upon professional practice and employment skills throughout all of its degree courses, and we are delighted with the news that a recent graduate and current student of the HND Garden & Landscape Design programme have been offered employment with successful design studios:

Freddie Strickland (Graduated June 2019) - Working with Trees Associates Landscape Architecture as a Landscape Technician

Josh Peel (Current student) - Working with Harris Bugg Studio as a Landscape Technician

New partnership, June 2019

Lancaster & Morecambe College and Eden Project Learning are pleased to announce the signing of a 25-year Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations.

Lancaster and Morecambe College is a place of excellence for training in the technical, professional and creative industries; justly proud of our aspiring, adaptable work ready graduates. Working in positive partnerships with employers and other stakeholders to equip our learners to excel in the industry and life skills required for their future destinations.  Contributing through education and training to social mobility, community cohesion and economic wellbeing in our local and wider area.

This new long-term arrangement will see the creation of an Eden Project Learning Hub at LMC in the coming months to host community and school related activity, whilst providing office space for the Eden Project Learning team whilst in Morecambe.

'I am delighted that we have achieved this important milestone so quickly…this initiative should provide brand new opportunities for adults and young people in our community, raising aspiration and the economic wellbeing of our district.'
Wes Johnson, Principal at LMC

'Eden Project Learning is delighted to be partnering with Lancaster and Morecambe College who are committed to protecting the environment of the Bay and in so doing improving the health and well-being of their community. Together we are shaping a new and exciting Morecambe Bay curriculum that will help us find sustainable ways to live and work on our planet'
Professor Robert Barratt, Eden Project Learning 

Further developments are intended to include the creation of a new Eden Project Study Programme with progression opportunities to Eden Project Learning’s current and future curriculum offer. 

How to Plant a Garden republished, May 2019

Programme Manager Matt James’ latest book How to Plant a Garden has been re-printed for a 2019. First published in 2016, it has been in the best-selling lists since then.

RHS book by lecturer published, April 2019

Garden and design lecturer Richard Sneesby has co-authored the RHS Colour Companion: A Visual Dictionary of Colour for Gardeners book, published April 2019.

The RHS Colour Companion is an inspirational and highly practical sourcebook of ideas for incorporating colour into the garden.