Category Archives: education

Revolutionary, Regenerative Sustainability; RESTORE Training School

The UK RESTORE Training School The first RESTORE Training School took place in Lancaster, UK between 14th and 17th November 2017 organised and facilitated by Martin Brown, Fairsnape. Over 40 trainees and RESTORE core group members attended, representing a great spectrum of sustainability … Continue reading

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Back to School with Restorative Sustainability

What is Restorative Sustainability and why is Education so vital? Working with Class of your Own, it is a pleasure to be organising and directing the first Training School for the RESTORE Cost Action to be held in Lancaster, between 14th and 17th … Continue reading

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REGENERATION17 – Your Invited …

“our responsibility must be to inspire the next generation to become better than us and to reach higher than we have” Martin Brown in #FutuREstorative The Italy Collaborative through Macro Design Studio  is organising the third edition of REGENERATION, the European design competition entirely … Continue reading

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Are we Building Schools for the Future???

Dangerous and dilapidated, poorly built and wasteful. Too many school buildings are failing our children + teachers wellbeing and educational attainment reports the RIBA in a comprehensive POE research based paper that calls for a Government review. Since the early 2000’s … Continue reading

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Great Green Deal Re-Skilling?

Following on from the depressing news that Construction lacks green, key business and foresight skills, in particular 43% of employers dont feel they understand the implications of green issues, or ability to identify the training needs, are we facing a green deal barrier? Need for New Skills We read … Continue reading

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Removing the hoardings – Making education projects learning projects

I have visited many school construction projects of late, for a number of contracting organisations across the UK, and have notice they all have one thing in common, a hoarding or barrier between them and the school. Most have received … Continue reading

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sustainable resources and publications update

Items of interest to built environment + natural environment + sustainable communities filtered from the Sustainability Development Research Network (SDRN) update Engaging Places A new initiative has been launched by CABE and English Heritage to help every school exploit the … Continue reading

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