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The Forager Handbook

Miles Irving’s, ‘The Forager Handbook’, begins with a passionate introduction about a revolution in the food industry and a burgeoning communal return to our ancestral roots.  His enthusiasm and knowledge are clear from the start, and the book, without doubt, does offer a wealth of information.  However, I fear the title misleads us in its…

The Sustainable Schools Framework – and those doorways

This article was first published in NAEE‘s Summer 2015 journal Environmental Education (Vol 109), as our ‘President’s Column’.  The views are Bill Scott’s own, not NAEE’s. The Sustainable Schools Framework – and those doorways Much of the work of the Sustainable Schools Alliance [ SSA ] is focused around the Sustainable Schools Framework which was something the Blair government set up. It had 8…

Development Education Research Centre seminars

The Development Education Research Centre (DERC) at UCL in London has announced two autumn seminars: Dr Maureen Ellis will talk on The Critical Global Educator on Tuesday 4thOctober 2016 – 1700 to 1830. Dr Ellis is Senior Research Associate at Development Education Research Centre, University College London – Institute of Education; Associate Lecturer at the Open University; and author of The…

Drawing trees at Kew

Kew has a new day course on an introduction to drawing trees, which covers composition, scale, experimentation, and texture.  After an outdoor ice-breaker exercise using sketchbooks/paper on board, the morning continues with composition studies using viewfinders. This focuses on how the structure of branches and negative space can bring balance to a composition.  The day also includes sessions…

Writing competition on climate change

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is asking 16 to 25 year olds to write about how they think climate change will influence their lives and what they think should be done to combat it.  This is an opportunity for aspiring scientists or writers to have their voice heard by thousands of readers interested in environmental issues. The winning article will be published in The Ecologist,…

Yale Evironment 360

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