Teach the Future  England 

We're campaigning for Education Secretary Gillian Keegan to implement 3 specific policy asks, which you can read about in our policy guide here.
We hope that these asks will achieve our vision of broad climate and environmental education.

Our English campaign has two parent organisations, the UK Student Climate Network and Students Organising for Sustainability UK.
You can get in touch with us at england@teachthefuture.uk.

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Meet the team

Bea Harrison

"“It’s not worth doing something unless someone, somewhere, would much rather you weren’t doing it.”

Charlie Sweetman

Clare Rodger

"Nature: a place where birds fly around uncooked"- Oscar Wilde

Eleanor AM

‘Now we’re going to do the most human thing of all: attempt something futile with a ton of unearned confidence and fail spectacularly!’ – Michael, ‘The Good Place’ 2×10

Evie Rouxel

‘Activism is the rent I pay for living on this planet’ Alice Walker

Grace Leung

'Someone else's success is not your failure' - Jim Parsons

Jamie Agombar

Groucho Marx. "Why should I care about future generations? What have they ever done for me?"

Jamie Burrell

Jodie Bailey-Ho

“if the kids are united then we'll never be divided”

Josh Tregale

There is no right way to protest because that's what protest is. It can't be considered 'right' by the system that it's protesting. - Trevor Noah

Jude Daniel Smith

Every man is guilty of the good he did not do' - Voltaire

Karan Baishkiyar

"Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression" - Pythagoras

Karis Mcintyre

“The secret to doing anything is believing you can do it” - Bob Ross

Libi Dougan

"there comes a time when silence is betrayal"

Mary Glasby

Gandhi - 'be the change you wish to see in the world'

Mary Skuodas

“We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the universe. That makes us something very special.” - Stephen Hawkin

Natasha Pavey

“For there is always light. If only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it.” - Amanda Gorman

Niamh Crisp-O'Brien

"All I know is that I’m here. And I’m alive. And I’m not alone." - Solitaire, Alice Oseman

Phoebe L. Hanson

"Be aware of the place where you are brought to tears. That's where your heart is and where your heart is, is where your treasure lies" from the book The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Quinn Runkle

Dr Martin Luther King Jr "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice."

Scarlett Westbrook

"Cause you never think that the last time is the last time. You think there will be more. You think you have forever, but you don't." -Meredith Grey, Grey’s Anatomy

Thiziri Boussaid

"No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind. - Taylor Swift"

News in England

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What's coming up in Parliament this week?

What's coming up in Parliament this week?

BBC News

November 19, 2021

On Tuesday 23rd, there's a ten-minute rule bill from Labour's Nadia Whittome to require climate change and sustainability to become key content across the school curriculum, integrated into every subject. The bill is the culmination of her work with Teach the Future - a school pupil-led group - on climate education and the decarbonisation of the education sector.

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Westminster Debate Highlights!

Westminster Debate Highlights!

Eleanor Andrade May

November 6, 2021

Watch the video highlights of the Westminster Hall Debate on climate education

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We are living in a Climate Emergency - Latin won't help us!

We are living in a Climate Emergency - Latin won't help us!

Natasha Pavey

August 5, 2021

Earlier this week it was announced that Latin will be introduced at 40 state secondary schools in England. A £4m Department for Education scheme will initially be rolled out across 40 schools as part of a four year pilot programme for 11 to 16 year olds starting in September 2022. Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson said the subject is not ‘for the privileged few’ and has keen ambitions to end the subjects 'elitist' status.

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TTF England hosts a Batley and Spen hustings

TTF England hosts a Batley and Spen hustings

Bea Harrison

July 4, 2021

Summary of the success of our virtual hustings for the Batley and Spen by-election

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What is Multimedia's Role in Climate Activism?

What is Multimedia's Role in Climate Activism?

Bea Harrison

May 27, 2021

How the arts can help make climate activism more accessible.

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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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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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Classism, covid and climate education

Classism, covid and climate education

Charlotte L and Mary G

March 14, 2021

The education system consistently caters for the upper classes by ignoring the issues that predominantly affect working class students. We need an education that prepares us for our futures, and is inclusive and supportive of everyone.

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Marcus Rashford and the World's Rationed Food

Marcus Rashford and the World's Rationed Food

Bea H

March 7, 2021

Climate change may not seem as imperative and challenging to those who are fortunate not have felt it's adverse affects yet. World hunger is already a major humanitarian crisis; and will only be exasperated by climate change.

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Our School Kids' Toxic Future

Our School Kids' Toxic Future

Nadeem Lobner

January 31, 2021

Toxic waste. Industrial liquid sludge. These are not words we want to associate with schools. However, the stark reality is, there are schools where there is toxic waste, hazardous materials, and unknown waste lying underneath their very floors.