Strategic Research Network for Learning in Natural Environments

By | May 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog|

This post sets out links to the most recent 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 [...]

Children and Nature Network research

By | May 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Here's a link to the latest research digest from the Children & Nature Network.  The work reported is: Attention Restoration Green Schoolyards & Surrounding Greenness Link between Childhood Experiences and Adults’ Connectedness to Nature Research [...]

Climate change: still a challenge for English schools

By | May 6th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Today's post is from Ben Ballin, the chair of the West Midlands Sustainable Schools Network [@wmsussch ].  He is an NAEE Fellow and writes here in a personal capacity Young people are on the march against [...]

From a Cumbrian Headteacher

By | April 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Today's blog is by Graham Frost, headteacher of Robert Ferguson Primary School in Carlisle.  Graham blogs at: and this post is reproduced here with his permission.  You can follow Graham @GrahamFrost Educators should give young [...]

Teachers for Climate Truth write to the DfE

By | April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Here's the full text of the letter sent by Teachers for Climate Truth (part of XR) to the DfE: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) told us last October that we have 12 years to [...]

Getting ready for the first ‘urban’ environmental conference in the UK

By | April 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Today's blog is by Rachel Cook a PhD student at King's College, London who volunteers with the Lambeth Natural Thinkers project and with LEEF, the London Environmental Educators’ Forum. It is an interesting paradox that no one speaks more loudly than young [...]

The NUS response to Ofsted

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

Last week we featured the NAEE response to Ofsted's consultation on its proposed revisions to its inspection framework.   This is the response by NUS to Ofsted: "We welcome the proposal to introduce a quality [...]

NAEE response to Ofsted

By | April 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Ofsted recently launched a consultation seeking views on its proposals for changes to the education inspection framework from September 2019.  NAEE has contributed to (and supported) the response to Ofsted made by the Natural Environment Sector Partnership [NESP], which [...]

How the UK government views environmental education

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

Mr Gove has written in support of the UK school students striking for climate change.  He did not suggest they do this when he was  Secretary of State for Education in the Coalition government. Meanwhile, the [...]