Teach the Future is an inclusive, well organised and persistent campaign by secondary and tertiary education students to greatly improve education on the climate emergency and ecological crisis in the UK.
We are campaigning for change across the whole of the UK, but education in the UK is a devolved matter, meaning there are different education ministers and education laws in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. A lot of our work is relevant across the UK, but we also have specific campaign branches in Scotland, Wales and England.
Our vision is to:
The campaign is supported by the staff at SOS-UK.
Check out the Teach the Future website to find out more about this campaign, and support us by signing our petition.
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Fill in the volunteer form if you are a student in the UK and would like to get involved.
Organisations can sign up to support Teach the Future by filling in this form.
Join the Teachers Network to share resources and have chats with other teachers interested in Climate Education across the UK.
May 31, 2023
Volunteers’ Week 2023 is 1st-7th June and is an annual celebration of the contribution millions of people make across the UK through volunteering in their communities.
March 14, 2023
Over three quarters of participants told us it’s important for children and young people to be prepared for climate change issues at school.
January 26, 2023
Teach the Future volunteers visited parliament to host a drop-in briefing for MPs as our Climate Education Bill was being presented in parliament.
December 9, 2022
Students and young people worldwide are leading responses to the climate and ecological crisis, yet they are receiving little funding to support this.
November 24, 2022
Teach the Future has launched 'Curriculum for a Changing Climate: track changes review of the national curriculum for England'
November 15, 2022
A short 'call to action' film highlighting the effects of the climate crisis on education
February 15, 2022
Read a summary of two key research studies on student views and opinions on climate change and COP26, carried out before and after COP26
January 26, 2022
Teachers & students call for reform as MPs vote on Climate Education Bill
June 21, 2021
Students, student representatives, educators and education professionals are calling on Education Ministers at their meeting on 22nd June 2021, in Sicily, to make climate education a priority.