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September 13th 2021

Young Reporters – The winners of the 2021 Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) International Competition have now been decided by the International Jury. Over 454,000 students participated in the programme, and produced over 19,000 pieces of environmental journalism for national YRE competitions. More detailhere. . Youth Zoo – The Chester Zoo Youth Board is hosting…

Lyfta Update

A while ago, we featured Lyfta, an immersive learning platform where teachers can build or curate powerful, interactive and curriculum-aligned lessons that bring learning to life. Here are a number of other examples of Lyfta’s work that you might find of interest: An article in Elephant Times by Harriet Marshall on bridging gaps and building…

September 6th 2021

Zero Carbon Schools – The Green Schools Project has announced the next stage of its Zero Carbon Schools Programme that will be available from September. The programme is fully funded and will provide 50 schools with an educational opportunity to involve pupils in the school’s journey towards zero carbon emissions. The programme includes plans and resources for a series of 30…

Plantlife blogs

Plantlife is a British conservation charity working nationally and internationally to save threatened wild flowers, plants and fungi . It owns nearly 4,500 acres of nature reserve across England, Scotland and Wales, and has 11,000 members and supporters. HRH The Prince of Wales is the charity’s Patron. Plantlife’s conservation experts work with landowners, businesses, conservation…

August 30th 2021

Action through Learning – From 16-18 November, Learning for Sustainability Scotland (LfSS) will be hosting the 12th Global RCE Conference. LfSS is part of an international network of UNU-recognised Regional Centres of Expertise (RCE) on Education for Sustainable Development and this prestigious virtual event will bring together 180 similar Centres from across 62 countries. The Conference…

Ecosystem Restoration

NAAEE says that World Environment Day 2021 was all about ecosystem restoration, and documentaries are a great way to express the range of what that can look like. It says that, from rainforests in India to the island of Wasini, here are six powerful short films to watch with your students.  A recurring theme throughout is the…

Secondary Inset Video Participants

These are the organisations that were involved in producing the 60 minute INSET video for secondary schools that was released yesterday. There’s a brief biography and links to their websites. The UK Schools Sustainability Network (UKSSN) is an umbrella organisation, hosted by Transform our World, of regional grassroots networks from across the UK and with links…