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Teach Children to be Naturalists

By | November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

The Parent Co website had a feature last summer by Jackie Semmens who describes herself as "a writer by nature and a mother by nurture".   Jackie writes about family, nature, and the experience of motherhood [...]

Global learning and sustainability

By | November 1st, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

The Global Learning Programme website says: We've collated a selection of resources and CPD to support your teaching around environmental issues and sustainability.  The theme for World Environment Day 2017, ‘Connecting People to Nature’, implores us to [...]

Monday Round up – October 30 to November 3

By | October 29th, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

1. Does your West Midlands school want to get involved in the Ashden Less CO2 programme which provides support to help with energy saving measures in schools? Schools must sign up to 4 workshops and will receive [...]

Act Now for EE

By | October 27th, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

You may well have come across Act now for EE.  This is an initiative of the Global Environmental Education Partnership [GEEP **] which NAEE involved in. At the heart of Act Now ... is a draft call for action with an invitation to [...]

Stafford Borough Eco-Schools Network Grants

By | October 25th, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

Do you work in schools in Stafford?  Do you have an idea for an eco-project, or have a project already underway, that relates to the following topic areas in the Eco-Schools programme: water, biodiversity/wildlife, energy, [...]

Monday Round up October 23 to 27

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

1. Wildlife Watch says that getting kids outdoors and enjoying nature can be a bit tricky, but if you search the internet you’ll find plenty of ideas on ways to get your little ones outside.  But [...]

Urban Environmental Education Review

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

LEEF says you can join them for a new reading group based on the book Urban Environmental Education Review published earlier this year by Cornell University Press. The first piece to be explored from the book is Sense of Place, by Jennifer Adams [...]

DfID survey on global learning

By | October 18th, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

The Department for International Development [DfID] is consulting on the design of a potential new programme for development education from 2018.  This will focus on increasing impact and better engaging UK citizens in tackling poverty and achieving the SDGs. [...]

Monday Round Up – October 16 to 20

By | October 16th, 2017|Categories: Webwatch|

1. Ofsted Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman begins an article on the safety culture in schools like this: In the run up to the summer holidays, the streets around Ofsted’s offices were awash with eager young children on school [...]