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Reframing environmental education

By | January 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Today's blog is by Morgan Phillips, an NAEE trustee.  Its focus is the request from Global Action Plan (GAP) and Reboot the Future for organisations to join them on a project to reframe environmental education.  The project is grounded [...]

When HMI were interested in curriculum

By | January 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Our Chair of Trustees, Bill Scott, here reflects on a 40 year-old publication from HMI.  He writes in a personal capacity. The text that follows is a brief extract from a long 1979 HMI publication: Curriculum 11-16 Working [...]

An NAHT podcast on climate activism

By | January 7th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Graham Frost is headteacher of Robert Ferguson Primary School, Carlisle.  He has written for NAEE before.  You can hear him speaking about his work on climate change activism in schools on the NAHT Leadership Podcast on Soundcloud. You can [...]

The latest from Natural England

By | December 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Here's a recent round up from Natural England of recent evidence and reports, policy agenda developments, large scale delivery sector initiatives, resources and news items from the UK and abroad.  This supports the Strategic Research Network [...]

COP 25 in Madrid

By | December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

As we noted last week, The Economist has a new fortnightly summary of climate change issues.  Its first edition focused on the annual UN climate talks now being in Madrid. These are a prelude to next year’s COP26 [...]

The importance of bringing climate change into the curriculum

By | November 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Ria Dunkley,  Lecturer in Geography, Environment and Sustainability, at the University of Glasgow, writes in The Conversation about the importance of bringing climate change into the curriculum: It’s too late to protect them from it, so [...]

Our leaders have been badly educated …

By | November 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

So said Zamzam Ibrahim, the NUS and SOS_UK President in her address to the recent NUS sustainability summit.   More fully, she said: "Our leaders are making bad decisions because they have been badly educated."  This is how her [...]

Should and Can Education Save the Planet?

By | November 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Today's post is by Arjen Wals, the well-known international environmental educator and researcher who writes: "Last month I attended the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) in Hamburg.  Around 3000 participants from over 60 countries [...]

Environmental education at How Hill

By | November 5th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Today we feature a blog from St Francis of Assisi Primary School in Norwich.  In this, the year 5 students recount their recent visit to How Hill which is an environmental study centre in the Norfolk [...]