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July 2 – News Round-up

The Woodland Trust says nominate your tree of the year.  Nominations are open to any living tree in the UK with a story to tell and any individual, group or organisation can nominate a tree until 9 am on 6 August.  Winning trees from previous years are excluded.   The UN has published Ocean Literacy for all.…

Global Learning Research update

The GLP has compiled research and evaluation studies on global learning in schools in England. You can access it here. Recent output includes GLP Research Papers Vikki Pendry (2018) Using global data in primary mathematics Helen Lawson (2018) Primary pupils’ attitudes towards and understandings of poverty Hilary L. Alcock and Linda Ramirez Barker (2016) Can global learning raise standards within…

June 25 News Round up

The latest edition of the NAEE journal ‘Environmental Education‘ has just been published, including articles on story and literacy.  It’s distribution is currently restricted to members, but the contents are set out here.   Findlay Wilde is a young conservationist who is fascinated by all wildlife, but especially birds.  He wants to do everything he can to protect…

More from Natural England

Here’s more from a round up of evidence and reports, policy agenda developments, large scale delivery sector initiatives, resources and news items.  This supports the Strategic Research Network for Learning in Natural Environments and Outdoors for All to develop better coherence and collaboration in research and to improve links between research, policy and practice in these…

June 18 News Round up

NAAEE‘s 15th Annual Research Symposium takes place in Spokane from October 9 to October 10, 2018.  Its co-Chairs write: NAAEE’s annual Research Symposium brings together new and experienced researchers from around the globe to explore the current state and future directions of environmental education research and advance the use of practices proven to be effective. The…

June 11 News Round up

The Framing Nature toolkit is a practical guide to the use of words to create appropriate messages about the natural world.  It supports the Common Cause for Nature report that offers help to conservation organisations on how to ensure their work strengthens the values that motivate people to protect and enjoy nature.   MEEN is hosting the Save Our Soils Intergenerational Conference on…

Education for sustainable development and global citizenship

Judy Chaussalet, Head of Development at Think Global attended an event hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Education [APPG] at the Houses of Parliament, on education for sustainable development and global citizenship.  Click here to read her blog on the event. This begins: “On 21 May at the Houses of Parliament Westminster, six young people representing projects from across…

June 4 News Round up

The Science Geek has all the detail you’re likely to need about next week’s solstice, including maps, charts and pictures (mostly of Stonehenge). Tuesday June 5th was World Environment Day, which the UN promotes.  Click here to see what’s happening.  This year, we’re invited to beat plastic pollution.  The UN has a new strap line: “If…