Monthly Archives: October 2019

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October 14th 2019

By | October 14th, 2019|Webwatch|

Last Saturday saw the launch of Teach the Future.  This is a youth-led campaign to reorient the English education system around the climate emergency and ecological crisis and is a partnership between UKSCN and SOS-UK. TtF says that it is not good enough that climate change is restricted to a few subjects and that many of our teachers and lecturers [...]

Reducing marine pollution: schools are playing their part!

By | October 10th, 2019|Environmental Education Feature|

Lorna Hall is Education and Outreach Officer at Whale and Dolphin Conservation, a charity dedicated to the protection of whales and dolphins. WDC’s vision is a world where every whale and dolphin is safe and free.  Their mission is to amaze people with the wonder of whales and dolphins and inspire global action to protect [...]

Environmental youth social action; a blog from Graham Frost

By | October 8th, 2019|Blog|

Graham Frost is headteacher of the Robert Ferguson primary school in Carlisle and he contributed a blog here earlier in the year following his school's successful organising of a climate summit. Late last month he contributed to the #iwill conference which featured the launch of Transform Our World – a digital repository of teaching resources for schools [...]

October 7th 2019

By | October 7th, 2019|Webwatch|

NAEE is pleased to announce that we shall be working with COBIS supporting its new Eco-Award for its schools.  COBIS is a membership association of British International Schools.   COBIS supports its 500+ members and represent their interests in Britain and overseas, particularly with Government, education authorities and educational associations. The Award scheme will run from October 2019 [...]

Natural England’s late Summer Update

By | October 1st, 2019|Blog|

Here's a selection of research and other reports related to learning and the environment collated by Natural England. A coordinated research agenda for nature-based learning Jordan & Chawla – Frontiers in Psychology Nature-based learning as an avenue for enhancing children’s educational and developmental outcomes is receiving wide-spread attention. After an extensive review of the literature [...]

September 30th 2019

By | October 1st, 2019|Webwatch|

NAEE is looking forward to contributing to the work of Our Shared World – a consortium of organisations whose overarching goal is that "by 2030, the UK education community ensures every learner receives an education that equips them to contribute to a just, sustainable and resilient world through the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 4.7". The draft objectives are: 1 (embedded, [...]