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April 25th 2022

DfE Strategy Launch – The DfE published its strategy on sustainability and climate change this week.  You can read the policy paper that accompanied this here. . The DfE Strategy – You can read what DfE says about its strategy here. . Reactions to the DfE Strategy – Here are views from the National Governance Association, Teach the Future and the NEU.  You’ll find others here.  As more…

What the DfE says about its new strategy

UK TO LEAD THE WAY IN CLIMATE AND SUSTAINABILITY EDUCATION Natural history GCSE to be introduced as part of final Sustainability and Climate Change Strategy More support and training for teachers with greater focus on nature and climate change Rollout of ultra-low carbon education buildings is to be accelerated Secondary school students will be able…

The DfE’s New Strategy

DfE will launch its sustainability and climate change strategy later today. There will be lots to say about this. We’re starting with a response from Teach the Future.  Whilst we welcome the publication of the Department for Education’s (DfE’s) new Sustainability and Climate Change strategy, and many of the individual actions, overall we are left…

Natural History gets the Go-ahead

The DfE has announced that the optional GCSE in Natural History, promoted by OCR, is to go ahead. This will be formally announced on Thursday at the launch of the Department’s Sustainability and Climate Change Strategy in London. For those blessed with 20-20 hindsight it’s easy to see why this is an opportune time for…

April 18th 2022

Launch Date – Two dates for your diary this week: The Department for Education Sustainability & Climate Change Strategy launch, Thursday 21st and Earth Day Friday 22nd.  There’s likely to be a good turn out for the DfE launch and there is much speculation about what the strategy will (and will not) say.  Here’s a view from our Chair. . Tendering to the DfE – The…

More from Natural England

Here’s more news from Natural England by way of relevant evidence and reports, policy agenda developments, large scale delivery sector initiatives, resources and news items from the UK and abroad, with a focus on schools, education and learning. This supports the Strategic Research Network for People and Nature to develop better coherence and collaboration in…