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At the crossroads

By | April 5th, 2018|Blog|

Crossroads is the blog where IUCN hopes that members and partners will bring new and sometimes controversial ideas on urgent and emerging issues.  IUCN has created this to encourage the exchange ideas and opinions on some of the most topical and controversial issues.  It says that this is a unique opportunity to address IUCN’s government and civil society members, voice opinions [...]

April 3 News Round up

By | April 4th, 2018|Webwatch|

There's a TeachMeet at the 2018 GA Conference on Friday 6 April at 1845 in the Heartsease Atrium.  This takes place just before the networking quiz and unofficial #beermeet.  It is free to attend.   Frog life is holding a toad summit on 19th June (0930 to 1630) to discuss toad conservation.  There will be a variety of speakers from academics and from [...]

The first Global Education Digest

By | April 3rd, 2018|Blog|

The first Global Education Digest – a bibliography of recently (2015-17) published academic and research material relevant to the field of global education is now available. The Development Education Research centre has compiled this on behalf of Global Education Network Europe [GENE], as part of the Academic Network on Global Education & Learning [ANGEL].  This builds on previous Development [...]

Half-heard, in the stillness

By | March 29th, 2018|Environmental Education Feature|

Rachel Wooller is a Cambridge-based studio artist who works with recycled wood and metal as well as concrete, acrylic and wire.  She is currently working on a series of floor based pieces that explore the power relation between materials.  As part of the Pathways Project, Rachel was asked to facilitate a den making project with [...]

Earth Education v. Environmental Education

By | March 29th, 2018|Blog|

Steve Van Matre will forever be associated with the Institute for Earth Education.  IEE's website sets out what it sees as the differences between Earth Education. and Environmental Education.  Here's a summary: Environmental Education (Tendencies) supplemental and random classroom based issues oriented focuses mainly on developing secondary concepts and conducting environmental studies and projects activity based [...]

More news from Natural England

By | March 27th, 2018|Blog|

Here are more links from from Natural England of recent and relevant evidence and reports, policy agenda developments, large scale delivery sector initiatives, resources and news items. This supports the Strategic Research Groups for Learning in Natural Environments and Outdoors for All in order to develop better coherence and collaboration in research and to improve links [...]

March 26 to 30 News Round up

By | March 26th, 2018|Webwatch|

The Forest Education Network has published a New Primary Forest and Woodland Teaching Resource pack.  It contains ideas to use trees woods and forests for curriculum linked teaching & learning.  related to KS1 & KS2 curriculum objectives in literacy, maths, science, history, geography, PHSE, art, music and PE.   Wildlife Watch says that if you go down [...]

But these things also are Spring’s

By | March 21st, 2018|Blog|

To mark World Poetry Day, here's Edward Thomas writing about the transition from Winter to Spring   But these things also are Spring's But these things also are Spring's – On banks by the roadside the grass Long-dead that is greyer now Than all the Winter it was;   The shell of a little snail [...]

More Wildlife Watch blogs

By | March 20th, 2018|Blog|

Here are a few more Wildlife Watch blogs Gardening for Wildlife in a Small Space Ann, from SumoGardener tells us how to make the most of a small space! Just because you might have a small garden, it doesn't mean it can't be a wildlife haven, and look beautiful, too!  Read more ... St Peter's School [...]

March 19 to 23 News Round up

By | March 19th, 2018|Webwatch|

Dan Raven-Ellison will be giving the public lecture at this year's GA Annual Conference [April 5 to April 7].   He'll be talking about Guerrilla Geography: 125 ways to be a geography activist.  The lecture is free to attend so make sure you add it to your Conference booking. Click here to see full details.    Countryside Classroom [...]