Kit Marie Rackley

Schools Climate Hub Coordinator

Kit Marie Rackley (she/they) is the East of England’s regional coordinator for the nation-wide Climate Ambassadors scheme and related schemes to support educational establishments with their DfE Climate Change and Sustainability Education Strategy efforts. She has 13 years experience of teaching high-school Geography in the UK and has worked as an educational outreach affiliate for climate scientists based at NOAA ESRL in Boulder, Colorado and as an educator and trainer at the Exploratorium Museum in San Francisco, California.

Kit Marie has partnered with numerous organisations such as the Met Office, Geographical Association, National Geographic Kids and the Royal Meterological Society to improve climate literacy and climate education. Much of their research and efforts focus on climate justice, decolonising climate education and framing climate change as a school safeguarding issue.

Kit Marie has a BSc degree in Environmental Sciences (specialising in meteorology, climate change, environmental risk and scientific communication) and PGCE in Secondary Geography, both achieved at the UEA.