For the past 50 years NAEE has been promoting all forms of environmental education, and supporting all those involved in its delivery, so that together we can understand and act on the need to live more sustainably in order to protect the future of our planet. In 2018, NAEE received a Green Apple award for its support of environmental education.

School Bursaries


Since 2012, NAEE has been providing bursaries for schools in Birmingham and the West Midlands to make visits to environmental education centres. In that time, over 4,000 young people have taken part. In 2018, NAEE received a Green Apple award in recognition of this work.

Find out about applying for a bursary by clicking the button on the bar, and see what schools do with the bursaries by clicking here.

 Curriculum Guides

NAEE’s curriculum guides for schools

Key Stages 3 & 4 – NAEE’s latest report illustrates how the secondary curriculum provides opportunities for schools, teachers and children to explore a range of the world’s most serious issues. "As both a secondary school [...]

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Why does environmental education need imaginative literature? 

David Whitley argues that environmental education needs imaginative literature. Ecoliteracy was a term that gained currency in environmental education from the late 1990s.  During the period leading up to this, the concept of ‘literacy’ had been extended [...]

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Call of Nature: the secret life of dung

Henricus Peters writes: I was fortunate, back in the late 1990s, to visit the East African savannah and witness some of the most amazing wildlife there. With wildlife comes life and death – and with [...]

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On Monday, at the 2018 International Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice...NAEE received a Gold award for its work in the education category!

With particular recognition of its Birmingham and West Midlands project which provides bursaries to schools. Allowing young people to visit environmental study centres linking the development of environmental work across the curriculum.

The award also cited the unique journal Environmental Education which NAEE has been publishing for over 50 years.

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