Lyfta Update

A while ago, we featured Lyfta, an immersive learning platform where teachers can build or curate powerful, interactive and curriculum-aligned lessons that bring learning to life. Here are a number of other examples of Lyfta’s work that you might find of interest: An article in Elephant Times by Harriet Marshall on bridging gaps and building…

Plantlife blogs

Plantlife is a British conservation charity working nationally and internationally to save threatened wild flowers, plants and fungi . It owns nearly 4,500 acres of nature reserve across England, Scotland and Wales, and has 11,000 members and supporters. HRH The Prince of Wales is the charity’s Patron. Plantlife’s conservation experts work with landowners, businesses, conservation…

Ecosystem Restoration

NAAEE says that World Environment Day 2021 was all about ecosystem restoration, and documentaries are a great way to express the range of what that can look like. It says that, from rainforests in India to the island of Wasini, here are six powerful short films to watch with your students.  A recurring theme throughout is the…

Secondary Inset Video Participants

These are the organisations that were involved in producing the 60 minute INSET video for secondary schools that was released yesterday. There’s a brief biography and links to their websites. The UK Schools Sustainability Network (UKSSN) is an umbrella organisation, hosted by Transform our World, of regional grassroots networks from across the UK and with links…

Wildlife and Countryside Link

Wildlife and Countryside Link is the largest environment and wildlife coalition in England. It brings together 61 organisations to use their strong joint voice for the protection of nature. Members campaign to “conserve, enhance and access our landscapes, animals, plants, habitats, rivers and seas.” Together it brings the support of over eight million people in…

A Collective Noun of Blogs

Is there a collective noun for blog posts? Maybe not, but perhaps there ought to be. Inevitably of course, there are blogs about collective nouns; see for example, this. So, what might be the collective noun for blog posts? – A writ perhaps – given the ever-present chance of litigation. – A breath maybe –…

More from Natural England

Here’s more from a recent round up by Natural England 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…