The North American Association for Environmental Education [NAAEE] has published a blog by NAEE President, Bill Scott, which looks forward to the meeting of the Global Environmental Education Partnership steering committee in Bristol next week. It begins:
Between them, North America’s NAAEE and the UK’s NAEE have been in existence for over 100 years, and so it’s good (not before time, some would say) that we have finally managed to organise a joint meeting. I know that this is only for 2 hours at the end of a long day, and it’s officially a ‘reception,’ but it’s the thought that matters. Another view is that a first meeting over a glass of something chilled and a few canapés is a sure way to start an association that might blossom.
This first meeting is possible because the international steering committee of the Global Environmental Education Partnership(link is external) [GEEP] is meeting in Bristol in the west of England, which is a better place than many when you’re drawing people from Botswana, Japan, Kenya, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Taiwan, the UAE, the UK, and the USA. …
You can read it in full here, and get access to other features
on NAAEE’s eePRO website.