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 [...]

April 9 News Round up

By | April 9th, 2018|Webwatch|

The RHS I Can Grow project is a chance for young people to discover and explore the benefits of gardening, not only to them, but also to their local community and the wider world.  I Can Grow is designed to empower young people, allowing them to create a campaign, using plants, to shout about the environmental and [...]

April 3 News Round up

By | April 4th, 2018|Webwatch|

There's a TeachMeet at the 2018 GA Conference on Friday 6 April at 1845 in the Heartsease Atrium.  This takes place just before the networking quiz and unofficial #beermeet.  It is free to attend.   Frog life is holding a toad summit on 19th June (0930 to 1630) to discuss toad conservation.  There will be a variety of speakers from academics and from [...]

March 26 News Round up

By | March 26th, 2018|Webwatch|

The Forest Education Network has published a New Primary Forest and Woodland Teaching Resource pack.  It contains ideas to use trees woods and forests for curriculum linked teaching & learning.  related to KS1 & KS2 curriculum objectives in literacy, maths, science, history, geography, PHSE, art, music and PE.   Wildlife Watch says that if you go down [...]

March 19 News Round up

By | March 19th, 2018|Webwatch|

Dan Raven-Ellison will be giving the public lecture at this year's GA Annual Conference [April 5 to April 7].   He'll be talking about Guerrilla Geography: 125 ways to be a geography activist.  The lecture is free to attend so make sure you add it to your Conference booking. Click here to see full details.    Countryside Classroom [...]