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Imaginative Disruptions: Creating Place and Arts-based Responses to Climate Urgency

By | February 11th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Across Sweden, the United Kingdom and The Netherlands three collective residencies brought together an intergenerational group of people who, as Arjen Wals reports: "played, ate, (re)imagined, learned and created together" in order to design "alternative [...]

What should every environmental educator read?

By | February 4th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Is there one book that you think every environmental educator should read? Is it Silent Spring, perhaps?  Or Walden?  The Natural History of Selbourne, maybe, or A Sand County Almanac?  Then there's Last Child in the Woods, Small is [...]

Natural England’s January research update Part 1

By | January 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

This is the latest update from Natural England in relation to Nature & Schools; Learning & Development. . Psychological benefits of a biodiversity-focussed outdoor learning program for primary school children DJ Harvey et al - [...]

Letter to the Prime Minister

By | January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Blog|

This is the text of the letter sent this week by Zamzam Ibrahim, the President of SOS_UK and the NUS to the Prime Minister reminding him that, thirty years ago, Margaret Thatcher called for urgent action [...]

Environmental misconceptions in the USA public

By | January 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog|

In an article in The Conservation, Bobby Duffy (King's College London) writes that "people still don’t realise how bad the world’s climate and natural environment have become.  Misperceptions about climate change and the ecological crisis [...]

Reframing environmental education

By | January 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Today's blog is by Morgan Phillips, an NAEE trustee.  Its focus is the request from Global Action Plan (GAP) and Reboot the Future for organisations to join them on a project to reframe environmental education.  The project is grounded [...]

When HMI were interested in curriculum

By | January 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Our Chair of Trustees, Bill Scott, here reflects on a 40 year-old publication from HMI.  He writes in a personal capacity. The text that follows is a brief extract from a long 1979 HMI publication: Curriculum 11-16 Working [...]

An NAHT podcast on climate activism

By | January 7th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Graham Frost is headteacher of Robert Ferguson Primary School, Carlisle.  He has written for NAEE before.  You can hear him speaking about his work on climate change activism in schools on the NAHT Leadership Podcast on Soundcloud. You can [...]

The latest from Natural England

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

Here's a recent round up from Natural England of recent evidence and reports, policy agenda developments, large scale delivery sector initiatives, resources and news items from the UK and abroad.  This supports the Strategic Research Network [...]