27th May 2024

Win us Climate Education – Teach the Future invites us to look at its updated general election webpages.  It says, “Help us win climate education this general election.”  If you are aged 14 to 26 you can watch its General Election campaign launch on Zoom on Monday May 27th at 1800. . Climate Action Countdown – If you would also like fun ideas for sustainability…

20th May 2024

Nature Connection – Generation Wild was recognised for ‘best contribution towards transforming nature connection’ at the recent 2024 Outdoor Recreation Network awards.  The programme offers a free nature connection programme for schools in economically disadvantaged areas and it has just passed a significant milestone with the 100,000th nature activity being completed by participating children.  To celebrate this, WWT has produced…

13th May 2024

NAEE Journal – The latest edition of NAEE’s Environmental Education is now available for members.  It has a particular focus on insects: Small Wonders; Big Opportunities.  It is available on the member page of the website.  All other editions of the journal dating back to 1971 can be read via the website’s journal page. To become a member and get the journal…

6th May 2024

Climate in Education Snapshot – Here is the link to the DfE’s April snapshot.  There are details of: A Rounder Sense of Purpose, Walk to School Week, Nature Park webinars, an outdoor learning approach to teaching climate and sustainability in primary schools, boosting Birmingham’s biodiversity through the Nature Park, and Sustainability Learning.  There is no news of the fabled…

29th April 2024

Supporting Sustainability and Environmental Education – On Tuesday July 2nd Middlesex University, in partnership with UCL’s Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability Education (CCCSE), and the London Schools Eco Network (LSEN) is hosting a face-to-face conference on Supporting Sustainability and Environmental Education in Secondary Schools.  The conference is aimed at secondary education staff especially sustainability leads, senior leaders or any staff…

22nd April 2024

Climate Education Needed – Cambridge University Press & Assessment is calling for the next UK government to appoint an independent review to gather evidence and advise on the climate knowledge and skills young people need and how to embed those in the education system.  According to a very recent YouGov poll: More than 65 % of the British…

15th April 2024

SOS UK – Here’s an update about what Students Organising for Sustainability is planning in its lineup of sustainability and wellbeing programmes for the 2024-25 academic year. . O4YC Curriculum – There are two free online sessions to explore what the OY4C Curriculum looks like.  They are for anyone including students, teachers, climate scientists/experts, NGOs, parents, Heads of schools, governmental officials…etc.  Details:…

3rd April 2024

Curriculum for a Change – Did you see the launch last week of the Curriculum for a Changing Climate from teachthefuture.uk?  If you didn’t, you can now view and download the primary papers.  As these are still working documents, suggestions and critique are welcome.  The launch webinar can be rewatched or shared with colleagues: Launch Webinar: Primary Curriculum for a Changing…

25th March 2024

Snap – The latest DfE climate education snapshot is here.  There’s information on [i] a Sustainability In Education Conference, [ii] the Sustainability at Middlesex Learning Trust, [iii] a month of climate actions, [iv] Education for Sustainability 101, [v] Wilding schools, and more. . Country Profiles – The UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report and its Monitoring and Evaluating Climate Communication…

18th March 2024

Youth Pressure – With the general election fast approaching, SOS UK is ramping up its activities in order to create a wave of youth pressure that it hopes can’t be ignored.  Its purpose is to ensure the next government delivers on mandatory, integrated, solutions-centred climate education.  There will be youth political workshops, in-person regional events, and a grading of political…