June 10th Report

By | June 10th, 2019|Categories: Webwatch|

"From the freedom to explore comes the joy of learning.  From knowledge acquired by personal initiative arises the desire for more knowledge.  And from the mastery of the novel and beautiful world awaiting every child [...]

June 3rd Report

By | June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Webwatch|

The Education in England (the history of our schools) website contains HMI publications including the (1979) second edition of its Curriculum 11-16 Working Papers which deals with environmental education.  This was a time when HMI took it seriously, [...]

May 27th Report

By | May 27th, 2019|Categories: Webwatch|

The UK Student Climate Network [UKSCN] has issued an open letter to government and educational institutions.  It's a radical read.  The students' broad demands are that … 1 – the Government declare a climate emergency and [...]

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 [...]