Leading for Sustainability – cohort 3

19 May 2023 at 9:30am — 3:30pm
Venue: Brighton Town Hall
Address: Bartholomew Square, BN1 1JA

A day for Our City Our World cohort 3 headteachers, senior project leads, governors and business managers.

During the day we will;

  • Outline the climate crisis from a global and local perspective, with input from key local experts
  • Develop leadership in addressing sustainability through the curriculum, school + student action and school organisational and operational systems
  • Share good practice within the city
  • Consider the role of the business manager in carbon reduction through procurement and carbon measuring


9:15 Coffee

9:30 Welcome – Richard Barker, BHCC

9:45 Climate Change; the facts and implications for schools – Lauren Stabler, BHCC

10:30 Leadership for Sustainability – research and practical implications

12:00 Brighton & Hove; the context.

The Living Coast, Carbon Neutral 2030, Energy in Schools – Melanie David Durand, Kirsten Firth, Kelvin Newman, BHCC

Lunch by the Real Junk Food Project

1:30 Teaching Staff – Strategy and Curriculum Focus

OR Operations Staff – Working towards Sustainable Procurement – Florence Herault, Mita Patel

2:30 Target Setting

3:30 Close

Please bring a reusable cup for hot drinks.