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Eden Project Changemakers CPD

Our highly successful online Sustainability Leadership programme, running November 2021 – March 2022, is designed to prepare teacher leaders for the vital role of bringing regenerative change for sustainability to their school community, themselves and the planet. If you'd like to find out more, get in touch with our team for further details.

Inspire and prepare teachers for sustainability leadership

  • Are you a teacher or leader searching for inspiration, like-minded partnerships, powerful global networks, innovative tools and the right skills to lead truly impactful change for people and planet in your school and community?
  • Do you want to align your school’s mission with Eden’s core principles of regeneration, transformation, connection and commonality?
  • Do you want your school community to join the growing global movement ready to respond to the outcomes of the United Nations Climate Change Conference
  • Are you looking for high quality CPD that offers a valuable return on investment to the whole school and wider community as well as the individual?

Changemakers quote

Lord Jim Knight

“Right now, the world doesn’t just need its next great leaders. It needs its next great changemakers.”

Sir Tim Smit

Overview

The planet is facing an unprecedented climate and ecological crisis. As governments, businesses and individuals take decisive action of the necessary scale and speed, schools and education will need to swiftly follow suit to prepare our young people with the skills, knowledge and agency they need to thrive in this changing world. 

Taking inspiration from Eden founder Tim Smit, and other experts in the field of sustainability leadership, this highly successful and timely programme equips teachers for a school sustainability  leadership role, helping to sustain their school community, themselves and the planet. Open to all educators keen to develop their leadership journey.

Quote from a primary teacher

Sanne - Primary Teacher, London

“This has been a real driver for me to come together and create something that will make us all more sustainable”

Outcomes

For participants – leadership skills for creating and leading change in schools, set within a sustainability context. Membership of a global learning community of action researchers and community catalysts.

For your school – development of staff capacity and a practical toolkit to shape a sustainable school where actions reflect your values.

For your community – identify and activate strong connections and impactful local and global networks so you can build projects, support lasting partnerships beyond the school and inspire learners with ambitious possibilities.

An immersive learning journey

The programme brings participants into an online learning community through which you will gain clarity over purpose, build confidence and expertise in areas of uncertainty and complexity, and understand your personal and collective agency in a rapidly changing world.

With limited places, Changemakers guarantees a personalised invigorating learning experience which includes:

  • A core syllabus of leadership development and three level impact – Self, Community and Planet
  • Four half-day interactive video-conference sessions in Autumn and Spring Terms 21 -22
  • Coaching with an award-winning global leadership and innovation coach
  • Half-termly meaningful input and well-paced, rewarding assignments
  • Inspirational guest speakers from the Eden Team and respected thought-leaders from around the world
  • A cumulative toolkit of leadership and sustainability resources that builds over the course of your participation 
  • Compatible contributing evidence towards eco-schools award 
  • Optional external certified accreditation 
  • Discounted entry to the Eden Project
  • Full package of resources 

Helene

Helene, Asker International School, Norway

“It’s given me inspiration and made me feel more confident for the next step.”

Practical information