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    Philippa On The Ice Philippa Werry at an Antarctic research camp 2016

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SPBT Environmental Educator Awards: entries close Friday!

Are you a secondary science teacher with a passion for the environment? Of course you are! Then get your entries in to be in to be eligible for the Sir Peter Blake Environmental Educator Award, which closes this coming Friday.

group jumpingThe award is a partnership between The Sir Peter Blake Trust and the Ministry of Education.

This award promotes science, care for the environment, and professional development for inspiring and motivated teachers. In our true Sir Peter Blake spirit, we send you to sea to experience some unique and challenging environments, and connect you with scientists and experts.

The Award covers an Educator at Sea berth on a Young Blake Expedition; teacher release costs - paid to your school, and associated travel costs.

The winner of the award will also spend a term working with the Sir Peter Blake Trust, and you’ll attend the Youth EnviroLeaders’ Forum.

The recipient will be expected to create learning resources and units of work based on your experiences, mentor students involved with the Trust, and champion the award in your school, community, and in the media.

To find out more about the Sir Peter Blake Environmental Educator Award, and to get your application in, go here.

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