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Forest School and Therapeutic Play

On Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th June, Circle of Life Rediscovery is running a course on Play and the Outdoors – an Experiential & Theoretical Journey into Forest School, Play itself and Therapeutic Play Its aims include: Familiarisation with the Forest Play skills continuum. Exploring non-directive and directive facilitation  including wild & free play. Understanding the…

Springtime Activities

FACE has a new Springtime Activities booklet that has been produced to celebrate the arrival of a new season!  This e-booklet provides inspiration for teachers and outdoor educators to get out and about spotting the signs of Spring.  There are ideas for games, walks, hands on making projects and classroom activities. Although produced in readiness for Breakfast Week (last…

Population, Migration, and the Environment

The Oxford Symposium on Population, Migration, and the Environment will be held on the 1st and 2nd of August at the Rothermere American Institute. The theme is world population increase, human migration, and environmental sustainability. The Symposium will cover disciplines such as economics, education, environmental studies, agriculture, law, political science, religion, and social studies, and papers presented at the meeting…

Were you screen-free?

Although we missed screen-free week – too busy keeping the website up to date and all that – there’s no reason to despair, as part of every week could be screen-free if you try hard enough.  That’s in addition to the screen-free time you have when you’re asleep, of course. If you need to, you can…

News from North Britain

Every month, Education Scotland produce a bulletin for learning for sustainability in schools across Scotland.  You can subscribe – for free – to receive the bulletin by clicking on this link. Here are some resource updates: 1. YouthxchangeTool Kit Through youthxchange, UNEP and UNESCO try to show young people that it is possible for all of…

Should we welcome nature’s migrants?

Yesterday’s post by NAEE President, Bill Scott, in his blog set out the article he wrote for NAEE’s latest journal, Environmental Education Vol 111.  The title was: Do we need to learn to be more welcoming of nature’s migrants? In this, Bill looks at a new report from the RSPB: The Nature of Climate Change – Europe’s wildlife at…

Asian Geographic

If you’re looking for relevant stories and features from Asia, this might be of interest and use. The latest issue of Asian Geographic, with a focus on planet under fire, has articles on: Caring for a Warming Planet China’s race for hydroelectric power Sulphur, the Earth’s coolant