Big Garden Birdwatch

Here’s a recent RSPB blog (by Kevin Middleton) about the forthcoming Big Garden Birdwatch. It begins: “Before this weekend I rarely spent a prolonged period of time watching the birds in our garden. It was a revelation to see who visited and I am now ‘hooked’!”  We get messages like this from thousands of people every year…

Magic Breakfast

The Magic Breakfast project provided 106 schools with support and resources to offer a free, universal, before-school breakfast club, including to all Year 2 and Year 6 pupils.  The aim of the project was to improve attainment outcomes by increasing the number of children who ate a healthy breakfast.  The schools in the project were…

Education for Responsible Entrepreneurship

ERE is another acronym to keep up to date with.  It stands for Education for Responsible Entrepreneurship which is “an alternative approach to enterprise education”.  “These troubled economic times mean that we need enterprising people now more than ever. Fresh thinkers who spot opportunities, apply their entrepreneurial talents and overcome the obstacles to make their ideas…

Is all this at risk?

This is a link to the NAAEE website, our sibling organisation in North America (covering the USA, Mexico and Canada).  It has strong links with the US EPA: the Environmental Protection Agency.  Some of these connections are financial; others are less tangible, but just as significant.  It’s a relationship that we in the UK have had…

NAEE is looking for a new Trustee

In May, NAEE will have a vacancy for a trustee on its governing board.  This is the trustee person spec:           Essential An NAEE Trustee will be … a professionally active, experienced UK-based practitioner and / or researcher in environmental education or a closely-related field well known and respected, and someone whose…