The world’s largest lesson

By |August 29th, 2015|

On 25th September, the UN will announce its Global Goals for Sustainable Development , that aim to make our planet fair, healthy and sustainable by 2030.  The ambition of The World’s Largest Lesson (beginning 27th September) is […]

10 things every new primary school teacher needs to know

By |August 27th, 2015|

The Guardian has an article that sets out to help new primary school teachers: “a few pointers to help you make the most of it.”

There are 10 points made which range from: No. 1 – […]

We Have No Planet B – Education is Everything

By |August 25th, 2015|

Simon Fearnehough, founder and CEO of the Hideout House Company, which specializes in developing products for schools to help foster environmental awareness and sustainable thinking, contributes today’s blog post.  Simon writes:

If we are going to […]

If you read a screen outside, is it outdoor learning?

By |August 23rd, 2015|

A recent article by Day Nursaries (UK) says that a lack of outdoor adventures and too much electronic screen time is damaging children’s health.   The article begins:
“By spending more than 86 hours of the summer […]

Remember Marius?

By |August 21st, 2015|

We’ve had a couple of features on zoos in recent months.  There was Allison Price’s feature article on US zoos, and blogpost about a Chris Packham zoos and their role in conservation.

Today, here is a link […]

Creating links between science and environmental education

By |August 19th, 2015|

On Friday 21st August 2015, there will be a networking day at the Chelsea Physic Garden: Engaging science – creating links between science and environmental education.

The day will explore how science can be linked to  work in informal […]

Bursary funding success

By |August 18th, 2015|

NAEE has just completed its third year of awarding bursaries to schools.

Known as Kenrick Days (after the late Hugh Kenrick), the bursaries are helping Birmingham schools to fulfil Anne Kenrick’s wish to see today’s generation […]

The nation’s favourite insect

By |August 13th, 2015|

As we have already noted, the Royal Society of Biology has launched a ‘what’s the nation’s favourite insect’ competition.

You might have already voted for one of the 10 insects identified by the Society’s ecologists. […]

Personal stories of transformation

By |August 10th, 2015|

Mairi Kershaw, Chair of the South West Learning for Sustainability Coalition, contributes today’s blog post.
“A person whose goal is self realisation is helping to change the world at its most fundamental level, such people are […]