12 Eco Centres, Research, Education, Careers & Volunteering

Cardiff Steiner School

Description

Cardiff Steiner School is a thriving city centre, independent Steiner Waldorf School for boys and girls aged 3 to 16.

We are non-selective and welcome children of all abilities, faiths and backgrounds. In our inspiring and nurturing environment, children develop a love of learning, realise their creativity, grow-in confidence and self-motivation, and gain care and respect for others and the world we live in. Read more »

Society of Biology

Description

The Society of Biology’s vision is to represent all who are committed to biology in academia, industry, education and research; to facilitate the promotion and translation of advances in biological science for national and international benefit, and to engage and encourage public interest in the life sciences.

We are the leading professional body representing many of the learned societies and other organisations making up the diverse landscape of the biological sciences, as well as thousands of individuals. Read more »

Location

Charles Darwin House,
12 Roger Street,
London, Camden WC1N 2JU
United Kingdom

GreenJobs UK

Description

Jobsite for Environmental jobs, renewable energy jobs, sustainability jobs and climate change careers. It is wholly dedicated to recruitment in the environmental industry sector. Launched in 2008, the GreenJobs website specifically targets candidates across all areas of the Environmental and Renewable Energy market place.

The website has been designed to be extremely user-friendly and offers both registered candidates and employers a highly flexible and easy to use interface.

Location

Head Office,
78 Merrion Square,
Dublin 2, Dublin
Ireland

Imperial Centre for Energy Policy and Technology (ICEPT)

Description

ICEPT is a leading UK centre for world class research and policy advice on bioenergy, hydrogen and fuel cells. It has a particular focus on the interface between energy policy and technology and provides expertise in modelling and assessing long term energy transitions, including the transition to low carbon energy systems.

Location

3rd Floor, 313C Mechanical Engineering Building,
Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, Exhibition Road,
London SW7 2AZ
United Kingdom

Centre for Sustainable Design

Description

The Centre facilitates discussion and research on eco-design and broader sustainability considerations in product and service development. This is achieved through training, workshops, conferences, research, consultancy, publications, and the Internet. The Centre also acts as an information clearing house and a focus for innovative thinking on sustainable products and services, and is an internationally-recognised centre of excellence.

Location

University for the Creative Arts,
Farnham Campus,
Farnham, Surrey GU9 7DF
United Kingdom

EarthSpirit

Description

EarthSpirit is a residential retreat centre set within seven acres of beautiful Somerset countryside yet just five miles from the famous pilgrimage town of Glastonbury. The venue offers supportive workspaces for group events in restored 17th barn buildings specially converted for use as a centre. Up to 54 guests can be accommodated – more with camping. Read more »

Location

Dundon, Somerton, Somerset TA11 6PE
United Kingdom

Young People's Trust for the Environment & Nature Conservation

Description

A charity which aims to encourage young people’s understanding of the environment and the need for sustainability. The Trust’s services include a free information service for schools and individual young people, free school talks, environmental discovery courses for school groups. Schools may register as a group member of the Trust and receive a free termly bulletin ‘Conservation Education’, which covers a variety of environmental topics related to the national curriculum. Details of the Trust’s services can be found on the website.

World-wide Education Service

Description

Courses for 4-13 year olds, based on the English National Curriculum, for parents who want to teach their children at home, either in the UK or overseas. Call for a free copy of its booklet and newsletter.

Rudolf Steiner House

Description

Offers a full programme of evening and daytime activities relating to work started by Rudolf Steiner. Includes study groups, talks, lectures, and courses in painting and movement. There are also regular weekend workshops on a variety of topics as well as performances in the Steiner theatre. Contact for a programme of events.

Royal Highland Education Trust

Description

An educational charity, established in 1999. RHET aims to create the opportunity for each child in Scotland to learn about food and farming and to ensure a wider understanding of the environmental, economic and social realities of the countryside in Scotland. Its key activites include farm visits for schools and other young people's groups, farmer speakers and resource production.

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