Become certified Carbon Literate and make change in the educational content industry

Start learning from experts who understand your organisation and the education market you work in. Claire Gilbert shares three reasons why Carbon Literacy is important for our industry.

Claire Gilbert has over 25 years’ experience in the education publishing industry and has held senior management roles at several successful edtechs. Claire is certified Carbon Literate and has applied her knowledge of climate science and educational content delivery to our Carbon Literacy for Educational Content Development course.

What inspired you to design this course?

I’m not a climate scientist. Like you, I work in the education industry and want to reduce the carbon footprint of my organisation. I have worked in educational publishing for 25 years, and in 2022, I completed Carbon Literacy training and made two pledges which I will share on day two of the course.

At the end of this course, you will make your own climate pledges, become Carbon Literate certified, and be able to write your own course and train others. You will be able to take what you’ve learned back to your companies to start making change straight away. 

Why is it important for our industry?

This course covers Carbon Literacy from an educational content perspective, with an emphasis on digital publishing. So, why is it important for our industry? 

  1. The DfE has a vision for the UK to be the world-leading education sector in climate change by 2030.
  2. Building knowledge in our sector presents a significant opportunity for change – 1 in 6 people in the UK go into a school every school day.
  3. We can improve the future – the Children’s Commissioner found that “1 in 5 children chose ‘a healthy environment and planet’ as one of their top priorities for having a good life when they grow up”. 

Why should busy publishing professionals join this course?

If you are involved in creating educational content and want to deepen your understanding of the climate crisis and apply this to your work, join me on this course to discover how you can reduce the carbon footprint of creating educational content. 

“It might be uncomfortable and scary at times, but my goal for this course is for you to feel empowered and enthused to make change.”

Claire Gilbert, course designer

Learn about climate science and how to reduce the carbon footprint of creating educational content on this industry-specific course, accredited by the Carbon Literacy Project. Book today to take advantage of early-bird pricing. 

What makes this course unique?

Designed with educational publishers and EdTech providers in mind, you will learn specifics about climate science and its impact in the context of the educational publishing and content industry. You will discover how to reduce the carbon footprint of your educational content development and delivery.

Each course – sharing up-to-date best practices and delivered by our certified Carbon Literate trainers – will give you the tools to start using what you’ve learned straight away. You will benefit from an engaging, in-person and collaborative learning experience, with access to follow-up advice. View upcoming dates.

Can you share key learnings your course will provide to busy education publishing professionals?

By the end of this course you will have:

  1. Gained an understanding of the basics of climate change and how climate change is affecting us globally and locally
  2. Explored the challenges facing the publishing industry, with an emphasis on educational content
  3. Created an action plan to help reduce your carbon footprint and take collective action in your workplace
  4. Explored strategies for influencing others to take action on climate change
  5. Be enthused and inspired to want to reduce carbon footprints!

This course has been accredited by the Carbon Literacy Project. Here’s what they said about it:

“The course looks and feels … tailored towards the industry you have designed it for. This will help learners feel motivated to act in their workplace, and better-equipped to do so.”

The Carbon Literacy Project

“The course is slick and well-peppered with engaging discussion and relevant activities. The post-course document also sounds like a great resource.”

The Carbon Literacy Project

Book today to take advantage of early-bird pricing.