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Nature Friendly Schools

By | August 6th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Nature Friendly Schools is one of three projects within the Children and Nature programme which is a flagship programme for the 25 Year Environment Plan, led jointly by Natural England, Defra and Department for Education and with a budget [...]

UK Student Climate Network Newsletter 1

By | July 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

This is the first newsletter from the UK Student Climate Network [UKSCN].  We shall bring you future editions when they're published.* Youth Strike 4 Climate #6 On Friday 19th of July, the UK once again [...]

Save the Planet from Plastic

By | July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

The Rotary / NAEE Heart of England Save the planet from plastic schools competition ended with an extensive exhibition that was launched by the Lord Mayor of Coventry, Councillor Linda Bingham, and the Rotary Heart of England District Governor, Saroj [...]

Keeping Northern Ireland Beautiful

By | July 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Today's bog is by Ian Humphreys, CEO of Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful. For decades Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful has been championing the often disparaged subject of litter.  But now, through research and TV shows such [...]

Environmental education meeting with David Drew MP

By | July 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Today's blog is an extract from the Oakridge Parochial School Allotment blog From the Ground.  This is an account of a visit to the Stroud school by David Drew MP, the Shadow Minister for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.  It's [...]

A balanced brain

By | July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

In a recent Circle of Life Rediscovery blog, Jon Cree asks in the context of challenging behaviour: How does the outdoors promote a balanced brain?  This is how the blog begins: Challenging Behaviour – how does the outdoors promote [...]

Art and Climate Change

By | June 25th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Kate Parker writes in the TES about how primary schools have worked with the Eden Project on an art project to bring climate change to life.   This is how the article begins: The art project opening pupils’ [...]

Costing the Earth

By | June 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

The following data are taken from a presentation made by Alan Reid, editor of Environmental Education Research, in April. A Nature Conservancy enquiry report, presented at the 1965 Keele Conference, stated that funds being spent on research into the education [...]

Is Learning for Turning?

By | June 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

As we noted a couple of weeks ago, Stephen Sterling has a new website, and on this you'll find his new blog.  We draw this to your attention because we think it will be something [...]