In an innovative step towards sustainability in education, Blue Marble, in collaboration with TPXimpact and United Learning, is supporting the Department for Education (DfE) through the creation of a Digital Support Hub. This pioneering initiative is a testament to the DfE’s commitment to making the UK education sector a world leader in climate change response by 2030, as outlined in its sustainability leadership and climate action plans.
The Digital Support Hub will serve as a crucial resource for educational settings in England, aiding them in the development, implementation, and delivery of comprehensive Climate Action Plans. These plans are central to the DfE’s strategy, aiming to empower educational institutions to take proactive steps towards environmental stewardship and sustainability. The hub will provide a wealth of resources, including best practices, tools, and guidelines, to facilitate the education sector’s journey towards achieving net zero emissions and enhancing their overall sustainability footprint.
This collaboration aligns seamlessly with the DfE’s broader strategy of integrating sustainability into the fabric of educational leadership and practice. By fostering a culture of environmental responsibility and innovation, the initiative aims to inspire future generations to become champions of sustainability. The Digital Support Hub will not only support schools and other educational institutions in meeting their environmental objectives but also play a pivotal role in shaping a sustainable future for the education sector in the UK.
Furthermore, the initiative underscores the importance of collaborative efforts in addressing global challenges such as climate change. By bringing together the expertise and resources of Blue Marble, TPXimpact, United Learning, and the DfE, this project exemplifies how partnerships can amplify impact and drive meaningful change.
The Digital Support Hub is more than just a tool for environmental management; it is a catalyst for transformative change within the education sector. It stands as a beacon of innovation, showcasing how technology and collaboration can be leveraged to advance sustainability goals. This project marks a significant step forward in the UK’s commitment to combating climate change and fostering a greener future for all.
For more detailed information on the DfE’s sustainability leadership and climate action plans initiative, please visit their guidance page here.
Henry Waite, Founder and CEO of Blue Marble said:
I am immensely proud of our partnership with TPXimpact and United Learning in supporting the Department for Education’s ambitious sustainability initiative. Through the Digital Support Hub, we are not just providing tools and resources; we are fostering a culture of environmental stewardship and innovation in the education sector. Our collaboration signifies a pivotal step towards realising the DfE’s vision of a sustainable and climate-resilient education system in the UK by 2030.” – Henry Waite, Founder, Blue Marble.