Monthly Archives: April 2017

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Smart videos for curious minds

By | April 6th, 2017|Webwatch|

The kids should see this website has a large range of videos aimed at young people.  The topics include: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY SPACE ANIMALS NATURE FOOD DIY MUSIC ART

Permaculture News

By | April 6th, 2017|Webwatch|

Click here to read the latest from the Permaculture Association. There are features on: The people's food policy Bringing about positive change UK river catchment GIS maps (online) Permaculture in business management (journal) Permaculture-based wetland water treatment (journal)  

Learning Away’s online pledge

By | April 6th, 2017|Webwatch|

Learning Away has launched an online pledge scheme that calls on schools, teachers, parents, students, residential providers, initital teacher educators, youth groups and all those working with young people, to pledge to work together to provide more and higher quality Brilliant Residentials. The pledge system supports the #BrilliantResidentials campaign, which promotes and champions school trips with an overnight stay [...]

The UN’s World Tourism Organisation

By | April 5th, 2017|Webwatch|

The UN's World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has a 10YFP Sustainable Tourism Programme (STP) to bring together existing initiatives and partnerships and facilitate new projects and activities.  Its purpose is to accelerate the shift to sustainable consumption and production (SCP) in tourism. You can find more detail here.  

Sustainable Global Environmental Education websites

By | April 5th, 2017|Webwatch|

Thanks to Chris Southwood (Learning 2B Sustainable) for a long list of sustainable / global / environmental education organisations. Is your organisation on the list?  If not, you can contact Chris here.

British Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Wisdom

By | April 5th, 2017|Blog|

Today’s guest blog is by Geoffrey Guy who lectures at Reaseheath College.  Geoff is the Director of Education for Bushcraft Education Ltd, and the founder of the Bushcraft Education blog: Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Wisdom (TEKW) from the British Isles Bushcraft skills were once more than recreation, without knowledge of plants people would once have been without food, medicine [...]

ESD Case Studies from the UK

By | April 4th, 2017|Environmental Education Feature|

The UK National Commission for UNESCO has published a series of case studies showcasing best practice examples of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) from across the UK.  The case studies were launched at the Four Nations Education for Sustainability Conference in Manchester on 20 March 2017. The eight studies highlight different examples of ESD in [...]

How does UNESCO spend its money?

By | April 4th, 2017|Webwatch|

Are you curious how UNESCO allocates its funding and the impact of its programmes?  You can see the detail through a new publicly accessible transparency portal giving information about UNESCO’s activities across sectors, countries, and regions, including budgetary and donor information.

Game Changers Under 25

By | April 4th, 2017|Webwatch|

Click here to see the "Game Changers Under 25: What Can We Learn?" video from the NAAEE conference in San Diego (2015).  The Youth Panel was: Ta'Kaiya Blaney, Vincent Culliver, David Ricardo Flores Gonzales, Charles Orgbon III The moderator was NAAEE's Juan Martinez.

Australian and National Geographics

By | April 4th, 2017|Webwatch|

Here's a link to the latest from Australian Geographic.  There are features on cyclone Debbie, killer possums and jellyfish brains – and space junk. And this is a link to the National Geographic where are are features on jag, spiders and rock climbing.