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Greener governance

Greener Governance: Setting a whole school approach

12:30 - 13:15
Event date
12:30 - 13:15

View the recording of Emma Knights OBE, NGA’s Co-Chief Executive, and Megan Tate, Policy and Research Officer as they cover:

  • Why this topic matters to governors, trustees and the children they represent
  • The 6 Cs approach to environmental sustainability – curriculum, campus, culture, community, CPD and careers
  • The DfE’s sustainability and climate change strategy for education including climate action plans and sustainability leadership
  • Leading change and monitoring progress

Visit our Greener Governance web page for the full list of NGA resources

SchooliP, NAEE and NGA together provide a free online tool to help governing boards adopt environmental sustainability as a strategic priority and for leaders to develop climate action plans.

The Climate Ambassadors scheme is scheme led collaboratively by the University of Reading and STEM Learning which aims to improve the climate education of young people and help guide schools and colleges on their path to Net Zero.

The Education Alliance - Made up of primary and secondary schools, this multi academy trust has 11 schools and has prioritised environmental sustainability as one of four core objectives in their Trust Development Plan

Emma Knights OBE
Emma Knights OBE

Co-Chief Executive

As NGA’s Co-Chief Executive, Emma promotes the interests of the school governance community nationally with legislators, policy makers, education sector organisations and the media. Emma is an accomplished writer and speaker on a range of school governance policy and practice topics.

Megan Tate
Megan Tate

Policy and Research Officer

Megan’s role involves supporting NGA’s policy, research and information team. She is responsible for policy relating to the environment and sustainability.