We enjoy working in partnership with others and have worked with organisations small and large, local and global, from a village primary school to United Nations agencies.

If you would like information about our partnerships or about why and how we might collaborate with you then please get in touch.

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A to Z of partnerships by category


Commercial Organisations

Beechenhill Farm




Learning 2B Sustainable

Lower Hurst Farm

Severn Trent Water Education


Vital Earth



Government bodies /authorities

Derby City Council

Derbyshire County Council

General Teaching Council Scotland

Lincolnshire County Council

Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA)

Stoke-on-Trent Local Authority



BRAVE Festival (Wroclaw, Poland)

Emirates Environment Group (EEG), Dubai

Institute for Management in Government (IMG) (Kerala, India)

Little Urban Centre (LUC), Shanghai, China

Sakhi ( Kerala, India)

UNESCO/UNEP (YouthXchange)

Visegrad Secretariat (Czech Republic)

Xiehe Education Organisation (Shanghai, China)


Networks (Communities of Practice)

Common Cause Network

Consortium of Development Education Centres (CoDEC)

East Midlands Network for Global Perspectives in Schools (EMNGPS)

International Association for the Study of Cooperation in Education (IASCE)

Open Spaces for Dialogue and Enquiry (OSDE)

Sustainable Schools Alliance (SSA)

Sustainable Schools East Midlands

Taking Up Space (London)

Teacher Education for Equity and Sustainability (TEESNet)

UN Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development - East Midlands (UNRCE-EM)


Non-Governmental Organisations / Charities / CIC's etc

British Red Cross

Character Scotland

Common Cause Scotland

Cooperative Learning and Development Associates (CLADA)

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

Development Education Centre South Yorkshire (DECSY)

Eco-Schools (Keep Britain Tidy)

Fairtrade Foundation

Geographical Association (GA)

Global Education Derby (GED)

Global Education Leicester/shire (GELS)Ilam Cross Trust

Learning for Sustainability Scotland

Leicester Masaya Link Group (LMLG)

Link Community Development

MUNDI Global Education Centre

National Literacy Trust (NLT)

Northfield Eco Centre (Birmingham)

Oxfam Education

Peacemakers (Birmingham)

Practical Action

Public Interest Research Centre (PIRC)


Schools Linking Network (SLN)

Send A Cow Education

Sustainability and Environmental Education (SEEd)


Think Global - the Development Education Association

Three Faiths Forum

Tide~Global Learning

UK Global Learning Association for Schools (UKGLAS)

Village Aid

Waste Watch


WWF Scotland


Schools (on partnership basis)

Awsworth Primary School (Nottingham)

Brocks Hill Primary School (Leicester)

Fleckney Primary School, Leicestershire

Forest Park Primary School, Stoke-on-Trent

Ilam CE (VA) Primary School (Staffordshire)

The Polesworth School (Tamworth)

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School (Ashbourne)



Centre for Sustainable Futures (Plymouth University)

Institute of Education (London)

Northumbria University (Dept of Social Sciences)

Sheffield Hallam University (Initial Teacher Education)

University of Derby (Initial Teacher Education)

University of Exeter (School of Education)

University of Hull

University of Leicester (School of Education)

University of Leicester Botanic Garden


We value partnership work and welcome enquiries from organisations that may like to work with us. Please contact us for an initial discussion.


Editorial consultancy, design, printing and publication of new resource for Peacemakers (Birmingham)


Editorial consultancy, design, authoring and publication of resource for Xiehe Education, Shanghai, China


Pupil workshop (KS2) design and staff training for Northfield Eco-Centre (Birmingham)


Bespoke CPD design and delivery for various schools engaged in GLP-England.

Design and delivery of values CPD for kindergarten staff in Shanghai, China.


Design and delivery of 2-day transition project for Fleckney and partner schools, Leicestershire.


Delivery partner for Send-a-Cow African Garden Day workshops with primary schools in Midlands region of England.


Learning resources to support The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon. Commissioned by National Literacy Trust and UK publishers, Hachette.