February 4th 2019

By | February 4th, 2019|Categories: Webwatch|

The Freshwater Habitats Trust says it wants to hear from us about the frog and toad spawn that we spot in garden, community and country ponds.   The details of this year's spawn survey are here and the survey runs until the [...]

January 28th 2019

By | January 28th, 2019|Categories: Webwatch|

The Environmental News Network reports that global carbon emissions reached a record high in 2018.   ENN says that a Columbia Engineering study, published in Nature, confirms the urgency to tackle climate change. It says: While it’s known that extreme weather [...]

January 21st 2019

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The UK Government has launched YoGA – its Year of Green Action setting out to galvanise activity by everyone.  YoGA is about connecting people all around the country with nature, and showing how we can all take [...]

January 14th 2019

By | January 14th, 2019|Categories: Webwatch|

NAEE was at the Association for Science Education annual conference in Birmingham running two workshops on environmental education through STEM and taking part in a Teachmeet.  One of the most valuable parts of the day was considering with interested [...]

January 7th 2019

By | January 7th, 2019|Categories: Webwatch|

Happy New Year.  George Ellis (1753–1815) was a specialist on medieval literature, but took the time to write (in 1778) The Twelve Months under the pseudonym Sir Gregory Gander.  This is what we can expect in [...]

December 17 – News Round up

By | December 17th, 2018|Categories: Webwatch|

You can read about Ofsted's proposed new inspection framework here.  This will be open for consultation in the New Year.  It proposes the introduction of a new judgement for quality of education which will replace the [...]

December 10 – News Round up

By | December 10th, 2018|Categories: Webwatch|

UNESCO's Commitment to Biodiversity (Connecting People and Nature for an Inspiring Future) is a new publication that highlights some of UNESCO's biodiversity-related actions and solutions that have been implemented, along with suggestions for improvement and innovation.  This [...]

December 3 – News Round up

By | December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Webwatch|

NAEE is contributing to the ESD strand of the 2019 ASE conference in Birmingham on January 10th.  Our two sessions at 1000 and 1500 will explore how STEM subjects can enable students to learn about the key environmental issues [...]

November 26 – News Round up

By | November 26th, 2018|Categories: Webwatch|

The Children & Nature Network reports that researchers from the Universities of Manchester and Cardiff found that conversations between parents and their kids were much more "responsive and connected" when they were outdoors as opposed to when [...]