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New from Outdoor Families

By | March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

The latest feature from Outdoor Families is here. Pacific Coast Highway: OFM’s Guide to an Epic Family Road Trip by Jennifer Fontaine is the story of an epic summer family road trip and "is as American [...]

More on the global learning programme

By | March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

The GLP  is a funded programme of support that aims to help teachers in Primary, Secondary and Special schools (Key Stages 2 and 3) to deliver effective teaching and learning about development and global issues. [...]

Hundreds of Native Bee Species in Danger

By | March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

A new study from the Center for Biological Diversity has revealed that out of more than 4,000 known species of native North American and Hawaiian bees, over half the species with available data are declining, [...]

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

You can still see this exhibition at the Natural History Museum. 'Some of the world's best nature photography.' - The Guardian 'The best animal photographs of 2016.' - National Geographic 'Images of the most extraordinary [...]

Bayer Crop Science working with FACE

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

Bayer Crop Science has started a £10,000 fund with Farming and Countryside Education (FACE) to help increase training opportunities for teachers wanting to work with farmers within the education system.  FACE says that this could lead to [...]

UKFIET Conference

By | March 21st, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

The UKFIET conference takes place sometime soon in Oxford.  Its theme for 2017 is Learning and Teaching for Sustainable Development: curriculum, cognition and context The conference blurb begins: What is taught and learned form the backbone [...]

Freshwater Habitats Trust

By | March 21st, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

Click here for an update from the Freshwater Habitats Trust. There's a feature on the Trust's collaboration with Thames Water.  The aims of the project are to: discover fantastic freshwater habitats, that are free from pollution [...]

Teaching young people about energy

By | March 21st, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

Yorkshire-based Warm.co.uk says that in an age of rising energy prices and diminishing energy security, it's time that young people are taught that gas and electricity are not finite resources and that heating has become a hot [...]

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and ITE

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

Meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in Initial Teacher Education in the UK: Progress and Opportunities, was the focus of a seminar held last Friday, 10th March, at Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh. The purpose [...]