News and Updates

News and Updates

Jan 13, 2022

Singing Tree Mural at Ashfield Juniors Primary School
CDEC worked with Ashfield Juniors Primary School in Workington on the Singing Ash Tree of Abundance and Protection.


Jan 6, 2022

International Day of Education - 24th January 2022
The 4th International Day of Education falls on the 24 January 2022. This year the UN have stated the theme is “Changing Course, Transforming Education”. Following COP26 and other recent developments, Meryl Batchelder considers some of the changes in environmental education in England which are likely to transform school life over the next few years.


Nov 15, 2021

In Conversation With Sustainable Carlisle
Join us on Zoom on Tuesday 30th November 2021, 4pm-5pm as Sustainable Carlisle talks with us about their climate change resources for KS1-KS3.


Oct 18, 2021

Join us on World Philosophy Day 2021
Join us on Thursday 18th November, 09:30am - 11:30am, for our nature themed Philosophy for Children event: Transforming and Innovating Philosophy for Children, run via Zoom by members of Cumbria P4C.


Oct 12, 2021

Autumn 2021 Newsletter
Our Autumn 2021 Newsletter focuses on how we can support your school to take climate action, including activities to do within the classroom and a range of different resources. You can also find information about Cumbria Youth's 3rd Climate Summit taking place on the 15th October, including how to sign up.


Aug 10, 2021

We are recruiting
CDEC are pleased to announce that we are expanding our team! We are recruiting for 2 posts: 1. A project officer to become our PLACE project co-ordinator. This project is funded by the government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund. The fund is being delivered by The National Lottery Heritage Fund in partnership with Natural England and the Environment Agency. 2. A Communications and Marketing Officer


May 26, 2021

Exclusive opportunity for Workington's schools - sign yourself up for FREE Singing Tree™ workshops this summer
Take part in the unifying, joyous and creative art process that is Signing Tree™. Forge a unique opportunity for your school community to grow stronger, closer together whilst also supporting your pupil’s SMSC learning and development to round off this challenging year.


May 10, 2021

FREE multi-media workshops for the people of Workington this June
Our Discovered Stories Shared Lives project is bringing a series of FREE workshops to Workington this summer (as well as Barrow-in-Furness).