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Inspiring a new generation of nature lovers

By | January 8th, 2017|Environmental Education Feature|

Alex White, a Year 8 pupil and wildlife blogger asks who sparks the interest in nature and the environment in my generation?  Is it teachers, parents, television, social media or friends? In my case the passion was sparked by a number of sources merging together around my primary school years. This then led to me starting [...]

Science teacher education for our changing climate

By | December 31st, 2016|Environmental Education Feature|

Justin Dillon discusses PGCE science teacher education at Bristol University. Introduction How do you prepare teachers to teach about climate change? It’s not just about subject knowledge, as some of our political leaders seem to think, although if you don’t know the difference between weather and climate your students might not see you as much use [...]

Being a green teenager

By | December 14th, 2016|Environmental Education Feature|

Zach Haynes, Wildlife blogger, writes about what he does. Living around the Yorkshire Moors and Dales makes me a very lucky person.  I think it's one of the most beautiful places on Earth, which is why I spend so much time there!  There are so many opportunities to learn about everything to do with nature [...]

Making connections in a changing climate

By | December 4th, 2016|Environmental Education Feature|

Ben Balin writes about the Young People on the Global Stage Project. The great educational thinker Jerome Bruner once famously asserted that “education is not an island, but part of the continent of culture.” If so, then there seems to be a bit of a muddle in the map-making department about where some of the key [...]

A resilient Earth for future generations

By | November 21st, 2016|Environmental Education Feature|

Here's Johan Rockström (Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre) writing at the start of WWF's Living Planet Report 2016. A RESILIENT EARTH FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS It is rare that a scientific idea fundamentally alters our worldview. Copernicus’s realization that the Earth orbits the sun is one such example. Darwin’s theory of evolution is another. [...]

Sustainable procurement and a changing climate

By | November 19th, 2016|Environmental Education Feature|

Matt Roper, CEO of GreenBuying, writes about his company's work with schools. There is a growing awareness within the education sector of the need and potential to ’buy green’ and there muse or viagra are plenty of examples of committed individuals taking major steps to become more sustainable in their arrangements generic viagra with suppliers. [...]

A Reel-y Authentic Food Truck

By | November 19th, 2016|Environmental Education Feature|

A Reel-y Authentic Food Truck is one of two articles published by Green Teacher in its Summer 2016 edition that is freely available to read.  We are highlighting it here to draw your attention both to the article, and to Green Teacher itself, as this is a journal that NAEE finds to be consistently informative and interesting. The article begins [...]

Fostering Youth Leadership in Urban Places

By | November 6th, 2016|Environmental Education Feature|

Fostering Youth Leadership in Urban Places is one of the two articles published by Green Teacher in its Summer 2016 edition that is freely available to read.  We are highlighting it here to draw your attention both to the article, and to Green Teacher itself, as this is a journal that NAEE finds to be consistently informative and interesting. The article [...]

Insects – little things that run the world

By | October 14th, 2016|Environmental Education Feature|

Dr Luke Tilley, Director of Outreach and Development at the Royal Entomological Society, writes about insects. Insects are easily the most abundant and diverse group of animals, with over 24,000 species in the UK alone. They can be found in almost every habitat on Earth and are fundamentally important to ecology, conservation, food production, animal [...]

Engaging children with nature through drama and storytelling

By | September 28th, 2016|Environmental Education Feature|

Sara Marshall, Eco Drama Schools Officer explores its latest project Out to Play. Founded in 2007, Eco Drama engages, entertains & inspires people of all ages to value and care for our natural world through inventive theatre, music, storytelling and creative learning workshops. Eco Drama’s latest project ‘Out to Play’ was designed to explore the [...]