Alex is a Waste Education Officer and part of the Devon team. As an experienced waste education teacher, her particular interests include teaching children and adults about the 3Rs (Reduce, Re-use, Recycle) and also composting, helping to inspire schools to change their behaviour and to reduce their waste through waste audits, assemblies and workshops. Alex also has experience in organising, managing and facilitating events and training and developing new workshops and resources.
With over six years’ experience working on the Devon Waste Education Programme and two years of previous experience in environmental education roles, including outdoor and marine education, Alex possesses a wealth of knowledge of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). Working with children of all ages and adults, Alex is competent at presenting and running workshops. She is good at inspiring others to think about changing their behaviour and is an enthusiastic and positive teacher - believing that everyone can make small changes in their lives to improve our environment. Alex has the ability to form good relationships, working in partnership with Devon local authority officers and has also run the waste education programme in the unitary councils of Torbay and Plymouth. She is skilled at creating curriculum-linked workshops and resources and has organised, managed and delivered events and teacher training - with excellent feedback.