Is it time for nature schools?

The Wiltshire Wildlife Trust has a long history of involvement in providing informal and formal environmental education. Over the years, general nature studies have given way to specific activities tailored to help teachers meet attainment targets. We have worked with hundreds of schools; creating wildlife areas, running teacher training sessions, giving presentations to school assemblies…

Does changing our behaviour at school actually make a difference in terms of climate change?

Does changing our behaviour at school actually make a difference in terms of climate change? And if it does, how can we know? Sheila Gundry Bins slopping with school dinner waste…. images of tonnes of unnecessary waste dumped in landfill sites…. waste can really capture children’s attention. What’s more, it’s a tangible issue for children…

Life afloat: educating kids by boat

Lynda Ralph is Head of Community at the Traidhos Three-Generation Barge Program which has worked in Thailand in environmental education for 20 years. Today, we are all undeniably citizens of a global world. From the clothes we wear and the food we eat, to the technology we communicate through, we are dependent upon global resources, a global workforce, global transportation…

The latest research update from NAAEE

You can read the latest research bulletin from the North American Association for Environmental Education [NAAEE] here. It covers the period from January to June 2015 and offers digests of research under these headings: behaviour / evaluation / teaching methods / sense of place / professional development.  ChangeScale has worked with NAAEE and Stanford University to create this…