Monthly Archives: March 2017


Global Educator of the Year Award 2017

By | March 31st, 2017|Webwatch|

Nominations are now open for the Global Educator of the Year Award 2017. Think Global says that, if you know of any educators delivering great global learning around the Sustainable Development Goals, do consider nominating them for its Award.  TG says: "We welcome nominations of classroom teachers, teaching assistants, school governors, head teachers, and anyone who works in [...]

The latest New Nature Network blogs

By | March 31st, 2017|Blog|

Click here to find the latest blogs from the New Nature Network. What you'll find will include: The Wisdom of Water: Reflections of an Outdoor Educator by Katie Vogel Seven Cities Activate Strategies to Connect Kids to Nature by Priya Cook The Real Nature Channel: Time for Kids to Tune In by Arden Bucklin-Sporer and more ... . [...]

Big Dig Food Growing Event at Martineau Gardens   

By | March 30th, 2017|Webwatch|

Gardeners and would-be gardeners are being invited to kick-start their gardening year with fun green-fingered gardening activities at the Big Dig Food Growing Event (on national Big Dig Day), at Martineau Gardens on Saturday 22 April, from 2pm – 4pm. The Community Garden in Edgbaston, Birmingham  is hosting the free event to encourage people to grow their own food, [...]

Sustainability in HE – an A to Z Guide

By | March 30th, 2017|Webwatch|

Every year NUS surveys UK students nationally on their attitudes towards, and expectations on, sustainability. Consistently more than 60% of students report that they want to learn more about sustainability, regardless of their academic discipline, with a clear preference for sustainability to be woven into existing course content rather than through separate electives.  Through the Responsible [...]

Award for bumblebees

By | March 29th, 2017|Webwatch|

Countryside Classroom has announced that the the Bumblebee Conservation Trust has won top funding from the Aviva Community Fund.  They have been awarded £25,000 for Pollinating the Peak.  This project is based in Derbyshire and has education and community engagement at its core.  There are five strands: buzzing gardens buzzing communities buzzing schools buzzing tourism and skills [...]

Next week c/o Project Dirt

By | March 29th, 2017|Webwatch|

This is what Project Dirt is up to next week; Sunday 2nd April Seed Saving Masterclass - Bristol (9:30am - 1pm) Friday 7th April Building with Straw Bales - Brighton, East Sussex (9am - 5:30pm) Saturday 8th April Introduction to Permaculture - Brighton, East Sussex (9:30am - 5pm) Open Garden Day @Bleakhouse Library - Sandwell (11am - 3pm) Sunday [...]

Understanding Environmental Education in Secondary Schools

By | March 29th, 2017|Blog|

A team of researchers from King's College, London, has embarked on a research project funded by Leverhulme and the British Academy to ask ... Where is environmental education in secondary schools, what is it, and what should the future be? It will run from March 2017 to September 2018 and is led by Drs Melissa Glackin and [...]

That was British Science Week

By | March 28th, 2017|Webwatch|

Even if you missed British Science Week – last week – it's still worth looking at the website for ideas and inspiration. The theme for this year’s British Science Week was “Change”, encouraging young people to think about and investigate the changes happening in the world all around us; from seasons and climate, to materials [...]

Climate change and me

By | March 28th, 2017|Webwatch|

CC & Me is an Australian project that sets out to empower children and young people in Northern NSW to engage in climate change research and action.   The aim is to learn about and develop the awareness, attitudes and actions of children and young people towards climate change. The project is working with local children and young people [...]

The latest from the NHBS

By | March 28th, 2017|Webwatch|

Click here to see the latest offers from the Natural History Book Society: NHBS.