TG Escapes Blog

The latest articles from the TG Escapes team. Read on to keep up to date on the latest innovations and stories in the world of modular eco building for education, business and residential.

World Green Building Week

This week, from 21st to 27th September, is the 7th annual World Green Building Week. Organised by the World Green Building Council, the aim of the campaign is to create an engaging and connected public conversation about the role buildings play in our sustainable...

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Mental Health Champion for Schools

One of the first tangible actions undertaken by the Department for Education this new school year, has been its appointment of a mental health champion for schools, Natasha Devon, MBE. She is to spearhead a campaign to raise awareness of, and reduce the stigma around,...

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Building Futures Conference

The DRB Ignite team will be hosting the fifth Building Futures conference on 16th and 17th September at the Birmingham NEC, and the Learning Escape are looking forward to running an exhibition stand in the event’s Marketplace. DRB have a reputation for combining...

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Eco-classroom slideshow from the 2014-15 academic year

At the end of the academic year, we at The Learning Escape are really very proud of all the additional learning space we have created for primary, secondary and early years settings. Here we share pictures of some of these stunning, inspirational eco-classrooms....

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What a busy school year it’s been

Teachers across the UK are relaxing into their well-earned summer break, recharging their energy levels for September and, no doubt, reflecting upon the busy year just passed. The Learning Escape team are also in a reflective mood after an extremely busy, and...

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Summer in Full Bloom

With the midsummer solstice almost a month behind us, nature is settling into the summer vibe. Skys are more often blue than not; the greens of foliage and grass have reached their uniform summer peak and even the birds are chilling. It is a time to walk on the wild...

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Cambridge University Botanic Gardens Eco-Classroom

We have recently completed a project that we thought we would share with you, as it was right up our street, so to speak. The Cambridge University Botanic Garden has a long standing commitment to groups seeking gardening inspiration, an introduction to the natural...

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EdExec Live 1st July

The 5th annual EdExec Live event will be taking place this coming Wednesday, 1st July at a new venue: 30 Euston Square, London. Designed specifically for school business management, this full, fast-paced day will be packed with seminars, clinics and talks offering...

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National School Sports Week is a Good Reason to Get Outdoors

WARNING: WHAT YOU ARE ABOUT TO READ MAY BE BAD FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH FACT: The average British child watches more than 17 hours of TV a week: they also spend over 20 hours per week online. FACT: Around 3 in 10 children aged between 2 and 15 are overweight or obese:...

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Its men’s health week – how about a garden gym?

June is designated Men’s Health Month and this week, as we lead up to Father’s Day this coming Sunday, marks the campaign’s peak with Men’s Health Week. The primary objective of the week and month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and...

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Carers Week

This week, from 8th to 14th June is Carers Week: the annual campaign to raise awareness of caring; highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. Every day 6,000 people take on a new caring...

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Come and get inspired at the ASCL Conferences in June

The Association of School and College Leaders are keeping Matt from The Learning Escape busy during the next week or so. Next week he will be heading to Birmingham, to the International Convention Centre, for the ASCL Inspiring Leadership Conference, which will run...

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