Monthly Archives: June 2018

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More from Natural England

By | June 19th, 2018|Blog|

Here's more from a round up of evidence and reports, policy agenda developments, large scale delivery sector initiatives, resources and news items.  This supports the Strategic Research Network for Learning in Natural Environments and Outdoors for All to develop better coherence and collaboration in research and to improve links between research, policy and practice in these [...]

June 18th News Round up

By | June 18th, 2018|Webwatch|

A reminder that, as part of the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan, the Department for Education will make available 10 million pounds to Defra to enable children in England, particularly those from disadvantaged areas, to be close to nature in and out of school in order to support their health and wellbeing.  Defra and Natural [...]

A Global Champion for Environmental Education – GEEP

By | June 12th, 2018|Blog|

Ian Humpherys, Chief Executive of Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful, writes about the latest meeting of the Global Environmental Education Partnership (GEEP) a couple of weeks ago.  NAEE has been supportive of GEEP from the outset, and hosted its UK launch in 2016.  Ian writes: GEEP is growing.  Even its Advisory Group now boasts representatives of government, [...]

June 11 News Round up

By | June 11th, 2018|Webwatch|

The Framing Nature toolkit is a practical guide to the use of words to create appropriate messages about the natural world.  It supports the Common Cause for Nature report that offers help to conservation organisations on how to ensure their work strengthens the values that motivate people to protect and enjoy nature.   MEEN is hosting the Save Our Soils Intergenerational Conference on [...]

Education for sustainable development and global citizenship

By | June 6th, 2018|Blog|

Judy Chaussalet, Head of Development at Think Global attended an event hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Education [APPG] at the Houses of Parliament, on education for sustainable development and global citizenship.  Click here to read her blog on the event. This begins: "On 21 May at the Houses of Parliament Westminster, six young people representing projects from across [...]

June 4 News Round up

By | June 4th, 2018|Webwatch|

The Science Geek has all the detail you're likely to need about next week's solstice, including maps, charts and pictures (mostly of Stonehenge). Tuesday June 5th was World Environment Day, which the UN promotes.  Click here to see what's happening.  This year, we're invited to beat plastic pollution.  The UN has a new strap line: "If [...]

Mini beast Magic

By | June 2nd, 2018|Book Review|

Children love minibeasts – and so do I! As an envi-ronmental education teacher, I spend a lot of time rummaging around in leaf litter, lifting up old logs and sweeping about in ponds. While pond dipping is not cov-ered in this book, there are loads of ideas for attracting, catching and observing land inverte-brates. It [...]