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Natural England reports outdoor learning research

By | May 29th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Here's a selection from a round up of recent evidence and reports, policy agenda developments, large scale delivery sector initiatives, resources and news items issued by the partnership of Natural England with The Council for Learning Outside [...]

Education and Global Goals

By | May 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Today's blog is by Clive Belgeonne, Education Adviser at DECSY (Development Education Centre, South Yorkshire), one of the National Leaders (North) of the Global Learning Programme (England), and Course Leader of PG Citizenship Education at Sheffield [...]

Bambi: a Menace to the British Countryside

By | May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Today’s guest blog is by Geoffrey Guy who lectures at Reaseheath College.  Geoff is the Director of Education for Bushcraft Education Ltd, and the founder of the Bushcraft Education blog: Bambi: a Menace to the British Countryside A red [...]

10 invasive species causing problems in the UK

By | May 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Discover Wildlife has a feature on 10 invasive species "causing trouble" in the UK.  Most are the usual suspects: mink, grey squirrels, signal crayfish, etc.  Not all 'foreign' species are trouble-makers, of course – which [...]

Hooper’s hedgerow history hypothesis

By | May 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Max Hooper died back in February.  While you might not have heard of the man, you might just have heard of Hooper’s Rule.  This is the idea that there was a relationship between the number of different [...]

The Green Schools Project

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

Today's featured blog is that of the Green Schools Project. You can see a short video here which explains what Green Schools is about.  There is a lot of emphasis on employment, green skills and [...]

A round up from Natural England

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

This link will take you to a round up by Natural England of research relating to outdoor learning.  Specifically, it is "a round up of recent and relevant evidence and reports, policy agenda developments, large scale [...]

The false laws of physics

By | May 4th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Old economics is based on false ‘laws of physics’, but new economics can save us, says Kate Haworth in a recent Guardian article that begins: "Things are not going well in the world’s richest economies.  Most OECD [...]

Learning for Sustainability in Uzbekistan

By | May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

This morning's guest blog is by Quinn Runkle and Steve Martin. A recent vibrantly colourful book about Uzbekistan, called 10 Reasons to visit Uzbekistan, begins thus: “A Trip to Uzbekistan is a trip to magnificent Samarkand, [...]