Teach the Future are excited to announce the latest addition to the Curriculum for a Changing Climate: Tracked Changes review of the national curriculum for England, with reports now complete for the English and Modern Foreign Language (MFL) curricula for KS3 and KS4. The updated curricula for English and MFL highlight the range of opportunities for climate change and sustainability to be integrated into these subjects throughout secondary school.
Two days ago, on Tuesday 24th January 2023, alongside a group of other Teach the Future volunteers, I visited parliament to host a drop-in briefing for MPs as our Climate Education Bill was being presented in parliament by Nadia Whittome, MP for Nottingham East.
Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a Teach the Future (TTF) volunteer? If you would like to support our campaign then becoming a volunteer is one of the best things you can do. In this short blog you can find out what volunteering with us is like.
After only 44 days in office, Liz Truss resigned as Prime Minister of the UK following multiple failures and controversies. Her successor, Rishi Sunak, seems to have a more sympathetic approach to environmental issues, but what will his premiership mean for climate justice in the UK? His indecisiveness regarding his attendance of COP27 would suggest that he is still not prioritising the issue highly enough.
Young people today seem far more able to talk about and understand mental health than the generations before them. This is undoubtedly a good thing as both an open dialogue and compassionate outlook are essential for addressing the growing mental health crisis among young people. However, it seems that despite this growing conversation there is still a belief that self-care is somehow selfish and a waste of time. In this short blog I want to talk about why this idea is a myth and that actually, as young activists, self-care is one of the biggest acts of defiance that you can take part in.