The University and the Zoo: Taking Action for Conservation and Sustainability Education

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Last event: Friday 4 November at 12pm

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Part of: Storyhouse Climate

It is repeatedly stated this is the decade for action if we are to tackle the threats to our planet. Education and educators have pivotal role in supporting young people to access the skills and knowledge required to deal with the climate crisis. 

Join the team behind an innovative partnership who are collaboratively in pursuit of improving young people’s access to conservation and sustainability education. 

Charlotte Smith 
Charlotte is Director of Conservation Education at Chester Zoo. She has spent 20 years leading environmental and social justice education programmes in cultural organisations. She believes passionately in the role of well-planned education interventions in empowering people to fulfil their potential and shape the world for the better. Whether working on local grass root initiatives or large international campaigns, Charlotte enjoys collaborating with people, sharing ideas and building capacity in others.  

Uná Meehan
Uná Meehan is the Deputy Director of partnerships at the University of Chester and Vice Chair of the Curriculum Advisory Panel at Chester Zoo. Uná believes in the power of collaboration and making connections that will positively impact the long-term outcomes for people and the planet. For the past 7 years she has worked to include conservation and sustainability education across teacher training programmes.  



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