Monthly Archives: May 2018

OECD update

By | May 9th, 2018|Blog|

This is a link to the latest OECD newsletter.  It contains Country reviews, including of Vocational Education and Training Apprenticeships in England   PISA in Focus   How has Internet use changed between 2012 and 2015? Education Indicators in Focus   How is depression related to education? Teaching in Focus   What does innovation in pedagogy look like? OECD Education Working [...]

Spike’s Best Nest

By | May 8th, 2018|Book Review|

This is a brilliant big book to read to children outside.  A lucky charity shop find has become a book that I’ve used in various places for many different themes.  These have included reading it in a reception classroom followed by independent work making nest collages for Spike to sit in; and as part of [...]

May 8 News Round up

By | May 8th, 2018|Webwatch|

The latest Think Global newsletter contains features on: New data legislation       Education resources       Global Educator of the Year 2018 Fashion Revolution Week     TrustLaw and Think Global webinar   The Wildlife Trusts are running wild again in June and encouraging everyone to join in.  They say: Can you do something wild every day throughout [...]

We Should Never Have Called It Earth

By | May 3rd, 2018|Blog|

So says Kate Marvel, a climate scientist and rather fine writer from NASA.  Here she's writing on the On Being website about ocean warming.  It's a dark tale.  But then, it's not a story, it's what is happening. She writes: "I am not afraid of the ocean, although I should be.  On hot summer weekends I [...]

9 changes to stop climate change?

By | May 1st, 2018|Blog|

A Woodland Trust blog by Laura Cottam has this headline: How to stop climate change: nine changes to make today.   It begins: Climate change is well and truly happening and that is the inconvenient reality.  Rising temperatures around the world have largely been due to increase in carbon dioxide and other man-made emissions in the [...]