OUR AIMS ARE TO
Advocate for the inclusion of veganism in education and the benefits this can bring for children’s academic and SMSC development, health and well-being, as well as the future sustainability of the planet.
Produce and recommend reliable, age-appropriate learning resources to encourage children’s critical thinking on the moral status of animals and the ethical choices available to them.
Encourage an understanding of veganism and the interconnections between injustices suffered by humans, animals and the planet.
Offer reliable resources on the benefits of plant-based diets for health and the environment.
Encourage the inclusion of veganism in Religious Education as a secular and religious worldview and advocate for the right of vegans to sit on Standing Advisory Councils.
Create and recommend learning resources on sustainability from a vegan perspective.
Provide teacher training resources and online CPD courses.
Encourage a vegan-inclusive community within schools and the wider society, acquainting educators with the legal mandates supporting this inclusivity.
Feature leading articles from arts, humanities and science to demonstrate, amongst other things, the sentience of animals and speciesism, that empathy is a valuable skill that can be developed, and the benefits of plant-based diets for health and the environment.
Forge collaborative ventures in schools with like-minded organisations recognised for promoting empathy, ethics, health and well-being and environmental issues.
Vine Vegan education
Develop a forum for education professionals to share ideas and expertise on the academic content and delivery of veganism in education.