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Too much meat?

Treehugger has an article on a report from the Stockholm Resilience Centre on meat eating.  It begins: The director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre says it’s a huge problem that meat is so “culturally embedded in Western societies.”  Not many things rival climate change when it comes to big global problems needing to be solved; but…

Supporting Geography In Schools

The Royal Geographical Society supports the teaching and learning of geography in schools.  Drawing upon expertise in higher education, the Society offers a range of events, resources and activities aimed at teachers and pupils. It also recognises excellence in school geography and works as an effective advocate for the subject, engaging directly with government to…

Philosophy for Children Level 1

There’s a two-day Philosophy for Children course that includes: The principles of philosophical enquiry; The 10-stage Philosophy for Children (P4C) process; Experiencing and reflecting on the enquiry process; Tools, techniques and stimuli to bring P4C to life; Next steps and the philosophy community; Level 1 handbook for each participant; P4C Level 1 certificate; It’s on Friday…

Permaculture News

Click here to read the latest from the Permaculture Association. There are features on: The people’s food policy Bringing about positive change UK river catchment GIS maps (online) Permaculture in business management (journal) Permaculture-based wetland water treatment (journal)  

Learning Away’s online pledge

Learning Away has launched an online pledge scheme that calls on schools, teachers, parents, students, residential providers, initital teacher educators, youth groups and all those working with young people, to pledge to work together to provide more and higher quality Brilliant Residentials. The pledge system supports the #BrilliantResidentials campaign, which promotes and champions school trips with an overnight stay…

British Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Wisdom

Today’s guest blog is by Geoffrey Guy who lectures at Reaseheath College.  Geoff is the Director of Education for Bushcraft Education Ltd, and the founder of the Bushcraft Education blog: Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Wisdom (TEKW) from the British Isles Bushcraft skills were once more than recreation, without knowledge of plants people would once have been without food, medicine…