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Inclusion of Teach the Future Scotland's Asks in Party Manifestos

Inclusion of Teach the Future Scotland's Asks in Party Manifestos

Anna Brown

May 2, 2021

Over the past months, members of Teach the Future Scotland have been lobbying the five key parties in Scotland for the inclusion of our asks and policy recommendations in each parties manifestos. This is a milestone for our campaign as it means we can effectively hold the government to account on these policies.I will go and rank each party on the inclusion of our asks in their manifesto as well as the general embedding of climate education. 

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Comparing 2021 Senedd Manifestos to the TTF Wales Asks

Comparing 2021 Senedd Manifestos to the TTF Wales Asks

Ryan Belhadj

April 30, 2021

Over the last few months, the TTF Wales team has been hard at work spreading our policies and lobbying in an attempt to ensure that as many of our asks as possible were incorporated into party manifestos ahead of this year’s elections. With policies secured in the manifestos of the main parties...

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Scottish Politicians Pledge Support Ahead of Election

Scottish Politicians Pledge Support Ahead of Election

Anna Brown

April 25, 2021

On Thursday 6th of May, the Scottish Parliament elections will take place. This is an election where climate must be a priority. This election gives candidates the opportunity to show that they support educating Scottish youth on the climate and ecological emergency and ensuring they are prepared for the future they will face.

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Week of Action Update!

Week of Action Update!

Charlie Sweetman and Stella Orrin

April 22, 2021

On the week commencing the 12th of April Teach the Future ran a week of action. Did you see our volunteers around the country? Or our projections onto parliament?

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FFF Climate Education Week of Action

FFF Climate Education Week of Action

Anna Brown

April 18, 2021

From April 12th - April 16th, Teach the Future are joining FFF Climate Education for a Week of Climate Education action. This involved sending a list of demands conveying the youths vision for climate education to Ministers of Education from over 10 European countries. 

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Not All Men But Enough

Not All Men But Enough

Libi Dougan

April 15, 2021

A Teach the Future volunteer has written a poem about women's experiences in today's society. Inequality and social justice are inextricably linked to and intersect with climate emergency solutions so it is essential we highlight these on our platforms.

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Goodbye from Joe Brindle

Goodbye from Joe Brindle

Joe Brindle

April 13, 2021

This is a difficult thing to be writing, but today is my final day working for Teach the Future. I’m leaving the campaign so that I can have a nice long summer break and make a bit more of my gap year ahead of University next year.

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English Councillors and Mayors Pledge

English Councillors and Mayors Pledge

Bea Harrison

April 6, 2021

An update on Teach The Future England's local government engagement with pledges.

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Children to be taught Scotland's 'historic complicity' in slave trade in Green proposals

Children to be taught Scotland's 'historic complicity' in slave trade in Green proposals

Conor Matchett

April 6, 2021

The campaign in Scotland said: “We believe that climate action and thus climate education policy must be at the forefront of the election as the education system is currently not preparing students and pupils for the challenges we face now and in the future nor is it empowering students to fight for climate justice. Therefore, it is essential that climate education is embedded through the curriculum and this starts with the inclusion of our asks in party manifestos. We thank the Scottish Green Party for taking this important step.”

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Senedd Politicians pledge support for Teach the Future

Senedd Politicians pledge support for Teach the Future

Abbie Williams

April 1, 2021

On Thursday 6th of May the Senedd elections will take place in Wales. This will be the first election where 16-18 year olds can vote, this is also an election where climate must be a priority. This election gives candidates the opportunity to show that they support educating Welsh youth on the climate and ecological emergency and ensuring they are prepared for the future they will face.