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May 20th Report

By | May 20th, 2019|Categories: Webwatch|

The four Oxford Cheney school students, whose on-line petition calls for climate change to be made a core part of the national curriculum and for sustainability to be made a serious concern within the education system are asking [...]

May 13th Report

By | May 13th, 2019|Categories: Webwatch|

A motion at the NAHT conference seeking support for climate change lessons in schools was passed unanimously.  This adds to pressure for change and mirrors the motion passed by the NEU conference at Easter (full details [...]

May 7th Report

By | May 6th, 2019|Categories: Webwatch|

If you click here, you will find the petition by Izzy Lewis, Kamila Chamcham, Rasha Alsouleman and Lucy Gibbons from Cheney School on change.org  who are deeply concerned about the damage we’re doing to our [...]

April 29th Report

By | April 29th, 2019|Categories: Webwatch|

Just before Easter, school children in Cumbria came together for a climate change summit.  It was held at the University of Cumbria and organised by Robert Ferguson Primary School in Carlisle.  Thirty schools attended the [...]

April 22nd Report

By | April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Webwatch|

Today is Earth Day. On April 22, 1970, millions of people took to the streets to protest about the negative impacts of 150 years of industrial development.  Earth Day is now a global event and [...]

April 15th report

By | April 15th, 2019|Categories: Webwatch|

Click here to here what the NUS said to Ofsted about its new inspection framework.  This was a key point: "Given the environmental and sustainability is popular with students, we see it as enriching the curriculum, and [...]

April 8th report

By | April 8th, 2019|Categories: Webwatch|

NAEE published its response to the Ofsted consultation about its new inspection framework last week.  It's here if you missed it.  We told Ofsted that it was time for schools began to take the issues of the world [...]

April 1st report

By | April 1st, 2019|Categories: Webwatch|

LEEF will be editing a special edition of NAEE's journal Environmental Education later this year.  It will have a focus on urban environmental education, celebrating 30 years of LEEF and showcasing the best projects and thinking across the [...]

March 25th report

By | March 25th, 2019|Categories: Webwatch|

LEEF has announce the launch of an exploratory workshop series: Shaking it up! EE revolution in our schools.  The workshops are co-ordinated by Poppy Flint and members of the Environmental Education Research Group at King's College London [KCL] and [...]