People & Planet's Training and Consultancy Services
Professional services from People & Planet
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We offer a range of tailored services for schools, colleges, universities, youth organisations and NGOs, providing support for students and staff.
Find out more about what we can offer below or contact us to discuss your needs.
Previous clients include the Eden Project, Student Hubs, Oxfordshire County Council, University of Edinburgh, Kings College London, Wigan & Leigh College, Envision and ActionAid.
If you’re a student looking for support, visit our group workshops page.
Throughout all of the discussions with staff in the colleges, there was constant praise and admiration for the work of People & Planet.
Douglas Bourn, Development Education Research Centre, Institute of Education, University of London
Environment & Sustainability Training
Ideal for university and college environmental, estates and teaching staff.
With over a decade of experience working to green the education sector, People & Planet can provide a wide range of training and consultancy to suit your needs including:
- Student Engagement Training – People & Planet has been engaging students for over 40 years and has developed useful strategies for reaching out to and engaging students in your project or campaign. We understand the challenges and have solutions to help.
- Sustainability Training - an introduction to integrating sustainability in your teaching and on your college or university campus
- Environmental Management - find out how to improve your score in the People & Planet University League
- Transition Projects - we can help you set up sustainability projects, from a student food co-op to a campus-wide energy saving campaign
Event Facilitation - engaging staff and students and bringing them together to tackle environmental challenges
Very enjoyable activities and friendly presentation. Before the session I had not really even considered campaigning at school. Now I fully understand it and would be keen to try this out.
Trainee Citizenship teacher, Bristol University
Continued Professional Development
Ideal for teaching staff in colleges, sixth forms and schools.
People & Planet’s professional development training can help your staff to:
- Bring global citizenship issues to life in the classrooom and on campus
- Gain knowledge and confidence to communicate about sustainability issues
Make learner voice a priority in your college
People & Planet gave a really interesting presentation and the students really enjoyed it and seem motivated to take action on this issue.
Citizenship Leader, Stroud High School
School & College Speakers and Workshops
Ideal for KS3-KS5 students and FE learners.
People & Planet works to empower students to create positive change and act as global citizens. We can help inspire your students to lead on greening your school or achieving Fairtrade college status:
- Active introductory workshops on global issues such as Fairtrade and Climate Change
- Project support to help your students run a global citizenship project in your school or college
Interactive skills and campaigning workshops including fundraising, communication skills, event planning
I thought the workshop was brilliant for engaging students with some of the ways they could take action within the University, and loads of them came and said afterwards how much they’d enjoyed it.
Cambridge Hub staff after our Big Green Makeover training
Campaigning and Activism Skills
Ideal for university and college students, sabbatical officers and NGO staff/interns.
Campaigning is a skill that has to be learned. Join a member of People & Planet’s expert team to improve the key skills you need to take action about the issues that matter to you and your organisation.
- Campaign strategy and planning
- Campaign communication: face to face mobilisation, social media, media skills, lobbying
Skills for groups: meeting facilitation, participatory decision making, building a strong team
If you think we could help you, but you don’t fall into one of the categories above, please get in touch as we will be able to put together a bespoke training package to meet your needs.
Are you part of a People & Planet group?
If you’re a college or university student and looking for training and support for your People & Planet society, please call 01865 264 180 or email the Activism Team.