CLOTC blogs

By | November 6th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom publishes a number of blogs.  Here is a small selection of the recent ones: Born Outdoors – Outdoor Citizens Anita Kerwin-Nye, founder of Every Child Should, begins ... "My love [...]

The Windmill Index

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Ronald Rovers' latest blog is about the necessary transition to renewable energy, and he has been calculating how many wind mills (2GW turbines) the world will need to cater for life's necessities (some of which [...]

National Poetry day

By | October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

We mark National Poetry Day with John Clare’s Anticipating the Coming Autumn.   Clare was not strong on punctuation, and is likely frowned upon in these puritanical days where the ability to put your apostrophes in the [...]

EAUC and the SDGs

By | October 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

EAUC – the Environmental Association for Universities & Colleges – ran a series of webinars: A Cup of Tea and an SDG recently in celebration of Global Goals Week, and you can now watch them online: Goal 7 – Affordable [...]

Outdoor maths

By | October 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Juliet Robertson has a new Circle of Life Rediscovery blog post about outdoor maths: "6 ideas for using syringes in a mathematical way outside". This begins: "I’ve always used syringes for water play, mark making, as [...]

The state of environmental education in secondary schools in England

By | October 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

A two-part report exploring the state of environmental education in secondary schools in England has been published.   The project was: Understanding Environmental Education in Secondary Schools. Where is it, what is it and what [...]

An NUS survey for schools

By | October 9th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Every year, for the last eight years, NUS has surveyed over 60,000 HE/FE students on their views on sustainability, which shows clearly that students want to learn more about it, and expect their institutions to do more to bring this [...]

One simple thing

By | October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Here's a link to the OneSimpleThing, blog for the naturally curious, dedicated to all things to do with sustainability.  This, the homepage says provides everything you need to help you make informed choices, and live lives full of passion and purpose. The section [...]

National Get Outside Day

By | September 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Sunday [Sept 30th] is National GetOutside Day which is an idea hatched by the Ordnance Survey with the aim is to get a million UK people outdoors to have a good time – and maybe even to learn something valuable – even [...]