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Outward Bound Blogs

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

The Outward Bound Trust publishes blogs on a wide range of issues that are relevant to its work.  Its most recent one was on the "death of the graduate", and looked at the issue of [...]

A tree is not just for Christmas

By | February 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Here's Dutch blogger Ronald Rovers reflecting on our use of Christmas trees and the issue of what's best: 'real' or artificial ones – or artificial real ones.  It's complex enough to write this, but much [...]

Values in ‘sustainable education’

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Can focusing on values in Sustainable Education result in a bigger impact?’ This question is asked by Luke Wynne, Head of Youth and Schools at Global Action Plan, in a recent guest blog on the [...]

European nature laws not to be revised

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Here's a blog from The Wildlife Trusts about good news for wildlife. It begins: "Today the European Commission agreed not to ‘open’ up the Birds and Habitats Directives (the ‘Nature Directives’) – these are key European [...]

Big Garden Birdwatch

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Here's a recent RSPB blog (by Kevin Middleton) about the forthcoming Big Garden Birdwatch. It begins: "Before this weekend I rarely spent a prolonged period of time watching the birds in our garden. It was a revelation [...]

Magic Breakfast

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

The Magic Breakfast project provided 106 schools with support and resources to offer a free, universal, before-school breakfast club, including to all Year 2 and Year 6 pupils.  The aim of the project was to [...]

Education for Responsible Entrepreneurship

By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

ERE is another acronym to keep up to date with.  It stands for Education for Responsible Entrepreneurship which is "an alternative approach to enterprise education".  "These troubled economic times mean that we need enterprising people now [...]

Brexit, wildlife and a devolved UK

By | February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

This is how the most recent blog by Phil Rothwell, the Head of UK Corporate and Public Affairs for The Wildlife Trusts, begins: "Wildlife knows no political boundaries. I was reminded of this recently when [...]

Children and Nature Network [CNN] blogs

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Click here to read blogs from the Children and Nature Network [CNN]. These include Stephen Kellert's REFLECTIONS ON CHILDREN’S EXPERIENCE OF NATURE: Honoring a visionary through his own words and Susan Bales' GETTING THE URBAN [...]