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June 18th News Round up

By | June 18th, 2018|Webwatch|

NAAEE's 15th Annual Research Symposium takes place in Spokane from October 9 to October 10, 2018.  Its co-Chairs write: NAAEE’s annual Research Symposium brings together new and experienced researchers from around the globe to explore the current state and future directions of environmental education research and advance the use of practices proven to be effective. The [...]

June 11 News Round up

By | June 11th, 2018|Webwatch|

The Framing Nature toolkit is a practical guide to the use of words to create appropriate messages about the natural world.  It supports the Common Cause for Nature report that offers help to conservation organisations on how to ensure their work strengthens the values that motivate people to protect and enjoy nature.   MEEN is hosting the Save Our Soils Intergenerational Conference on [...]

June 4 News Round up

By | June 4th, 2018|Webwatch|

The Science Geek has all the detail you're likely to need about next week's solstice, including maps, charts and pictures (mostly of Stonehenge). Tuesday June 5th was World Environment Day, which the UN promotes.  Click here to see what's happening.  This year, we're invited to beat plastic pollution.  The UN has a new strap line: "If [...]

May 29 News Round up

By | May 28th, 2018|Webwatch|

The Bristol Natural History Consortium's 2018 Festival of Nature in Bristol and Bath starts on June 2nd with a week-long programme of activity sandwiched between free family festival events at Bath's Green Park station.  The full festival programme is here.  While you're browsing, why not look at the Bioblitz and Communicate programmes as well   Bristol-based Arkive is 15 years old [...]

May 21 News round up

By | May 21st, 2018|Webwatch|

Walk to School week starts today.  Every year Living Streets puts together a fun themed challenge to take on while walking to and from school.  In 2017 400,000 children and their families joined the challenge and got a taste of the many benefits the simple act of walking can bring.   Countryside Classroom says you can follow [...]

May 14 News Round up

By | May 14th, 2018|Webwatch|

Click here to find out what's happening at Slimbridge over the coming weeks.  There are lots of educational activities.   This year, the International Day for Biological Diversity is May 22nd.  This year’s theme is "Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity" which marks the 25th anniversary of the Convention on Biological Diversity and was chosen [...]

May 8 News Round up

By | May 8th, 2018|Webwatch|

The latest Think Global newsletter contains features on: New data legislation       Education resources       Global Educator of the Year 2018 Fashion Revolution Week     TrustLaw and Think Global webinar   The Wildlife Trusts are running wild again in June and encouraging everyone to join in.  They say: Can you do something wild every day throughout [...]

April 30 News Round up

By | April 30th, 2018|Webwatch|

World Press Freedom Day takes place on 3 May.  The Global Learning Programme (GLP) says that you can mark the event with your pupils using a Key Stage 3/4 resource on exploring the right to freedom of expression it has developed.  This resource supports citizenship and English lessons by exploring the right to freedom of expression and whether it has limits. It [...]

April 23 News Round up

By | April 23rd, 2018|Webwatch|

Frog life is holding a toad summit on 19th June to discuss toad conservation.  There will be a variety of speakers from academics and from community-focused practitioners, including talks from Froglife patron, Jules Howard, and conservation evidence research associate, Dr Silviu Petrovan.   Registration and other details here.   The Wildlife Trusts website sets out long lists of things to do in [...]

April 16 News Round up

By | April 16th, 2018|Webwatch|

The State of Global Education in Europe (2017) report, produced by Global Education Network Europe (GENE), is a follow-up to their 2015 report and aims to report on trends, issues and funding in global education.  GENE is a partner of ANGEL, a forum for academics and researchers in global education. You can read more and access the [...]