Peter Milne has had over 25 years’ experience as a teacher and consultant, working mainly in science, environmental, global citizenship and outdoor education in the UK, Malaysia and Dubai.
As a speaker and facilitator for schools, Peter will share his expertise, passion and experiences to show students and teachers the why and the how to impact positive change towards a more sustainable future. Using highly visual and stimulating presentations and thought provoking and interactive workshops, students will gain a greater understanding of what sustainability is and a greater motivation and ability to empower change.
From 2012- 2015, Peter worked as a Freelance Environmental Education Consultant/Trainer in the UAE. In that time, he developed curriculum-linked school activity and CSR programmes for companies such as Emirates NBD, Bee’ah School of Environment and EWS-WWF, as well as specific workshops and school support for Environmental Education and Sustainability in over 40 schools in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.
Through the success achieved in the UAE, Peter founded Target4Green Educational Consultancy and Training Ltd upon his return to the UK in July 2015.
In addition to working with many schools globally, Peter has been a key note speaker at the World Environmental Education Congress, resource and article writer and a regular workshop leader, including organising and running a 4 day seminar in Jakarta on Children’s Environmental Rights which has since been developed as a course on the UK Government funded Global Learning Programme; strongly linked to Global Citizenship.
He has also developed the ‘Beyond COP21 Symposium’ series, supported by Eco-Schools Global and Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, which has already taken place in 7 schools in 4 countries (United Kingdom, UAE, Singapore and Jordan), with further ones confirmed for 2018/2019.
Through this and other in-school initiatives, Peter has continued to support the post-Paris 2015 UN Climate Change Conference agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Peter is a board member of the Sustainable Schools Alliance and a member of UKSSD.
His latest article for International Teacher Magazine can be viewed here.
"Peter has been a great ambassador for the Green Awareness Movement in this region and has piloted many innovative initiatives to engage young people in active awareness campaigns. His talks are revealing, engaging and thought provoking with an aim of sustainable and lasting changes in both attitudes and behaviour. I would highly recommend him to lead your audience into enlightenment about how to make our planet a better place for now and for generations to come."– Clive Pierrepont, Director of Communication, Taaleem Education, UAE
"Thank you very much! You did a great job and all the kids loved it. I got them to share what they had done with the rest of the school in assembly! Thank you as well for your presentation to staff last week – feedback has been very positive. I look forward to our continued relationship."– Yvette Jeffrey, Head of Primary, Jumeirah Baccalaureate School, Dubai
"With the wonderful news of us being awarded our Green Flag Status, I wanted to say THANK YOU for all your help along the way. Not just the Eco-Symposium but the gentle steering and good advice at plenty of other times too. These things have been critical and we are most grateful."– Titus Mills, Headmaster, Walhampton Independent Preparatory School
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