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COP21 – an education news round-up

UNESCO has a webpage devoted to educational activities at the COP21 climate change conference in Paris. The following resources are available at that link:   –  Not just hot air: Putting climate change education into practice –  Climate Change in the classroom: UNESCO course for Secondary Teachers –  UNESCO/UNEP YouthXchange Guidebook on Climate Change and…

Environmental management examiners wanted

Cambridge International Examinations is looking for environmental management examiners in: Cambridge IGCSE and O Level Cambridge International AS Level So, if you are educated to degree level in environmental management or a related subject, and experienced in teaching or assessing environmental management or a related subject area, this might be of interest.  For further details, click here.  

Scottish project takes flight!

Jenny McAllister, Education Officer at the Scottish Seabird Centre, writes about the centre’s education work. The Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick, East Lothian, an education and conservation charity, opened its doors in the year 2000 with the aim of inspiring people to appreciate and care for wildlife and the natural environment in a fun, interactive and informative way. The formal education…

Let’s keep wild animals wild

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) recently launched a new global education programme at the National Wildlife Crime conference in London – aimed at the next generation of wildlife protectors. IFAW, which works around the globe to tackle illegal wildlife crime, joined wildlife crime officers and leading wildlife experts from around the UK at…