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Scotland’s Vision 2030+

By | October 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

As you might recall, in March 2013 Scottish government ministers accepted all 31 recommendations of the Learning for Sustainability (LfS) report which put forward that every learner should receive their entitlement to LfS and every practitioner should demonstrate [...]

IUCN and the Sustainable Development Goals

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

IUCN says that it champions nature’s role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  It is the UN agency whose role it is to monitor progress towards the biodiversity-related targets amongst the goals.  IUCN understands that the 2030 [...]

Summer Natural England Research Round up

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

You can see the late Summer round up of evidence and reports, policy agenda developments, large scale delivery sector initiatives, resources and news from Natural England here. This supports the Strategic Research Groups for Learning in [...]

A catechism for sustainability? The UNESCO Learning Objectives

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

Today's guest blog is by Ben Ballin. 255 learning objectives Attentive souls may have spotted that a report was published by UNESCO earlier this year, setting out learning objectives for each of the seventeen Sustainable Development [...]

More Children and Nature Network blogs

By | October 5th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

1. September Is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month Ken Krall | WXPR  September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month in the U.S., a national event to raise awareness of the problem which affects one in six children in this country. [...]

The Cairngorm Reindeer; a re-wilding success from the 1950s

By | October 3rd, 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: Reindeer became extinct in the British Isles during the [...]

Our native wild cat

By | September 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

The latest edition of CJS Professional is now online, and you can read it here.  It includes this on the British wildcat: There is only one native wild cat in Britain (for now! - see below) [...]

Blogs from the Children and Nature Network

By | September 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Click here to read the latest blogs from the Children and Nature Network. This includes: NATURE-BASED LEADERSHIP: Leading from the Heart of Nature by Cheryl Charles Throughout my life, I have been influenced and inspired by [...]

Courses on the sustainable development goals

By | September 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog|

The Human Rights Careers website has details of [massive on-line, open] courses in relation to each of the 17 sustainable development goals.  It says: The SDGs are 17 goals with a total of 169 targets among [...]