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November 2nd 2020

Thursday November 5th is Outdoor Classroom Day. This is a global movement to make time outdoors part of every child’s day. On two days of action each year, teachers take children outdoors to play and learn. The Wildlife Trusts quote Primary School Teacher, Sarah Doxford, saying: “Outdoor learning is essential as it gives children first…

Urban ES education as a space for social connections for the residents of Grenfell

Emily Munn, Urbanwise.London Urbanwise aims to promote active outdoor learning in the local area, help young people communicate their views and ideas on environmental issues which concern them and bring people together to examine issues around environmental change. Urban ES education is often associated with building social connections, trust and community, also known as social…

The Little Book of Trees

The Little Book of Trees provides a simple well-presented guide, suitable for children aged 9+ and adults alike. It is arranged in alphabetical order by tree name, from Alder to Yew, with over 40 trees listed. Clear photos help to identify the trees. Each tree has its own dedicated page with facts including its preferred…

Community Garden awarded grants from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund

Martineau Gardens in Edgbaston, Birmingham – one of the venues used for NAEE’s Hugh Kenrick Days visits – has been awarded significant grants from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund and the Heart of England Community Foundation’s Coronavirus Resilience Fund, to enable the continuation of a vital service for…

Youth Climate Summit 2020

Organised by a team of dedicated teachers and environmental charity Global Action Plan, the virtual Youth Climate Summit is taking place from 9-13th November, during what would have been the week of COP 26. Unlike world leaders, young people are refusing to let it drop off their agenda and are coming together online for an exciting week…

October 26th 2020

Transform our World reminds us that there are fewer than three weeks to go until the Youth Climate Summit (13 to 19 November 2020). You can read more here about the Youth Ambassadors who are spreading the message of the Summit, encouraging schools from all over the UK to come together online for a week of climate action…

October 19th 2020

There’s a Climate Change Education Network about to begin operating in the south-west of England. This will establish a transdisciplinary network involving researchers across university disciplines working with teachers to orient and provide active support for research on Climate Change Education. So, if you’re a teacher in the south-west who’s concerned about climate change, and…