LSBU Virtual Talk: Inspiring creative thinkers in South London to tackle climate change

In November 2021, the UK will host COP26; the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties, in Glasgow. This will be the biggest event the UK has hosted on climate change and aims to speed up the international response to humanmade global warming. London South Bank University is working with Climate Outreach to raise awareness of COP26 and climate action in South London.

About this Talk

Thomas Empson, LSBU’s Sustainability Project Manager, will give attendees practical examples on how they can reduce carbon emissions in their daily lives, as well information attendees on how they can be a force for change by taking climate action agency within their local networks and communities. We'll also be joined by Quinn Mireku, a former LSBU student, who will be talking about the pollution project he has been working on since graduating.

National Curriculum and Gatsby Benchmarks

This session will align with the National Curriculum of science and geography, and will more broadly help attendees understand the context climate action will have on tomorrows labour markets and the future studying in Further and Higher Education. This session compliments three Gatsby benchmarks of Good Career Guidance, including;

• Benchmark 2: Learning from career and labour market information

• Benchmark 5: Encounters with employers and employees

• Benchmark 7: Encounters with further and higher education

PLEASE NOTE: This has session been designed specifically for secondary school & college teachers, students & anyone else working in further education with an interest in this area.

This session will have interactive elements and supporting worksheet will be provided to allow teachers to continue the conversation and learning.

How to Attend

This event will be delivered virtually and you will receive the joining instructions 2 days before the event takes place. To register your interest, please go their eventbrite page.