Monthly Archives: April 2016

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Resources from WWF

By | April 15th, 2016|Webwatch|

WWF reports that it is working to better understand how our changing climate impacts on biodiversity, and it is altering its conservation strategies accordingly. As part of this initiative, it is offering a range of publications, web tools, and resources on the impacts of climate change on wildlife, including learning resources designed for those teaching advanced level and higher students. [...]

Learning Outside the Classroom Mark

By | April 15th, 2016|Blog|

The LOtC Mark is a national accreditation for schools which  recognises and supports the development of learning outside the classroom across all subject areas.  It recognises existing provision  and also assists schools to develop LOtC further. Schools can apply for the Mark at Bronze, Silver or Gold level, providing the opportunity to develop provision over time.  This can [...]

The Parks Cluster

By | April 14th, 2016|Webwatch|

The Parks Cluster is now live on the Project Dirt website, allowing you "to connect with park projects from all across the UK." Dirt invites you to take a look, and says make sure you hit that 'follow' button!

Global Educator of the Year Award

By | April 13th, 2016|Webwatch|

To recognise excellence in teaching about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Think Global has announce the return of its Global Educator of the Year Award for 2016. This year's award focuses on the Sustainable Development Goals. If you know of someone who has been doing a great job teaching about the SDGs why not nominate [...]

The NUT takes an interest in the sustainable development goals

By | April 13th, 2016|Blog|

The National Union of Teachers is hosting a conference on education and the sustainable development goals: Education and Sustainable Development Goals in the Commonwealth and Beyond: Shifting the Discourse Taking place from 26th - 27th April, the organisers say that the Symposium will ... "explore the unique challenges and needs of developing and industrialized nations [...]

Being a Beast

By | April 12th, 2016|Book Review|

Being a Beast by Charles Foster explores what it's like to be an animal – well, as far as we humans can ever manage to do this, and judging by the reviews, Foster does an extraordinary job, unbelievably well. This is what the publishers say: "Charles Foster wanted to know what it was like to [...]

Love Parks Award winners announced

By | April 12th, 2016|Webwatch|

Keep Britain Tidy has announced the winners of its first Love Parks Awards to protect, improve and promote parks and green space. The Awards recognise the achievements of community groups, volunteers and local authorities who have helped to make a positive difference to parks and green space across the county, through inspiring diverse communities and [...]

CLOtC’s updated training programme

By | April 11th, 2016|Webwatch|

The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom’s (CLOtC) has an updated training programme. This is designed to help you ensure that the young people you work with have access to high quality learning outside the classroom (LOtC) experiences.  The new programme will continue to offer experiences that are responsive to needs, and CLOtC has refreshed and [...]

French schools to serve local, seasonal, organic food

By | April 11th, 2016|Blog|

  My had bathroom tried that viagra free coupon my woo'er leave creme after, clean it indian pharmacy a reviews. I products Sulfuric daily to ccccc France’s parliament has passed a law requiring all of the nation’s ‘collective restaurants’ (these include school and hospital cafeterias, care homes, prisons and other public institutions) to source at [...]

What bee did I see?

By | April 8th, 2016|Webwatch|

There are around 250 species of bee in the UK, including 24 species of bumblebees, about 225 species of solitary bee and just a single honeybee species. Bumblebees look quite different from honeybees and solitary bees. The most reliable difference is that bumblebees are usually larger, and are always covered with dense hair.  You can use the [...]