The NUS campaign on Plastics

By | May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Here's an update from the NUS on its campaigns around plastics: Over 40 students’ unions (SUs) have got rid of plastic straws through The Last Straw That has also led to Trinity Saint David's SU [...]

The latest from Natural England

By | May 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Here's the latest 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 [...]

ASE Best practice guides

By | May 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

NAEE's two recent curriculum guides can now both be found in the ASE's best practice advice to schools.  Getting access to them is tricky as ASE has made it complicated.  It's best just to click on [...]

Learning for Well-being at Ashley School

By | May 9th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

This is a link to a recent article by Richard Dunne, Head of Ashley School, for the Learning for Well-being magazine. This is how Richard's article begins: "If we are to take seriously the idea of [...]

OECD update

By | May 9th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

This is a link to the latest OECD newsletter.  It contains Country reviews, including of Vocational Education and Training Apprenticeships in England   PISA in Focus   How has Internet use changed between 2012 and 2015? Education Indicators [...]

We Should Never Have Called It Earth

By | May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

So says Kate Marvel, a climate scientist and rather fine writer from NASA.  Here she's writing on the On Being website about ocean warming.  It's a dark tale.  But then, it's not a story, it's what [...]

9 changes to stop climate change?

By | May 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|

A Woodland Trust blog by Laura Cottam has this headline: How to stop climate change: nine changes to make today.   It begins: Climate change is well and truly happening and that is the inconvenient reality. [...]

The pathways to nature connection

By | April 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

We mentioned Miles Richardson a couple of weeks ago.  He says that the pathways to nature connection are: Contact – The act of engaging with nature through the senses for pleasure e.g. listening to birdsong, smelling [...]

Resources suggested by Natural England

By | April 24th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Here are more links from Natural England, this time to recent resources.  This supports the Strategic Research Groups for Learning in Natural Environments and Outdoors for All in order to develop better coherence and collaboration [...]