Education @ GreenDirections

We offer opportunities for children/students to learn about climate change, green technologies, sustainable living and food and farming Click on the links to find out more

Courses for Schools and Colleges

Our courses are designed to support these elements of the National Curriculum and the Learning Outside the Classroom manifesto.

 

Green Technology Courses

Green Directions courses give you the chance to find out how to save money on energy by using green technologies such as solar panels. You will be able to see them in action and discover what works, what doesn't, how much they cost to install and how much you can save.

Feature

Here is a report from the Sheffield Star about a course that we ran to help people learn about how to save energy  http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/help-to-cut-energy-bills-1-3277338

We offer a special rate for groups of up to 12 people.

Courses last for 3 hours and cover topics such as:

  • wind turbines
  • solar panels
  • ground source heat pumps
  • rainwater re-cycling
  • insulation systems
  • government incentives
  • guidance on suppliers
  • costs
  • regulations and planning

You may also be interested in some of the other technologies and building methods used in our renovation of the farm and in seeing our Tamworth pigs, orchard and vegetable plot.