Dear Future Prime Minister

Teach the Future has sent an open letter to the next Prime Minister. Here is the first part. You can read the whole thing here. Dear Future Prime Minister,  When you are elected, we hope you will be ready to make significant progress towards net zero: we have the technology, we have most of the funding…

Reform UK: what its contract says

To save you the trouble of all that searching, here’s what the Reform party election manifesto has to say about education, and about environmental / climate / sustainability / global / etc education – see text in bold. Too many children and young people are being badly let down. Discipline, disruption and violence are huge…

Labour: what the manifesto says

To save you the trouble of all that searching, here’s what the Labour Party election manifesto has to say about education, and about environmental / climate / sustainability / global / etc education – see text in bold. How Labour will break down barriers to opportunity: Recruit 6,500 new expert teachers in key subjects 3,000…

The Greens: what the manifesto says

To save you the trouble of all that searching, here’s what the Green Party election manifesto has to say about education, and about environmental / climate / sustainability / global / etc education – see text in bold. A Fairer, Greener Education System Education should be about inspiring a love of learning and ensuring that…

Through a Glass Darkly: Part 6 – Invisible Women

Today’s post is by regular contributor, Richard Jurin. Before his retirement, Richard led the Environmental Studies programme at the University of Northern Colorado, where he launched a degree in Sustainability Studies.  His academic interests are environmental worldviews and understanding barriers to sustainability. As ever, with our blogs, the views expressed are not necessarily shared by NAEE.…

Framing Climate (Change) Education

NAEE published an earlier version of this post two years ago arguing that it seemed plausible to think of five essential elements to teaching and learning about climate change. What follows here is an updated version of the original with the five elements remaining unchanged. Five Elements What is climate? What’s the evidence for global…

Talking to MPs and Candidates

Teach the Future volunteer, Mystaya Brémaud has shared her perspective on why it’s important for young people to talk to parliamentary candidates about climate education. You can read the blog here. It begins: “Young people often feel hidden by a wall of headlines: the mainstream media voices our statistics more often than our opinions, making our every…

Natural England Update [II]

Here’s an additional update 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…