This year’s CLOtC Conference

This year’s CLOtC Conference will take place on Thursday 26th November at Gilwell Park Conference Centre in Epping Forest, Essex. It will focus on how learning outside the classroom (LOtC) can help develop the character attributes that lead to academic achievement and success, and draw on the evidence that LOtC builds resilience, improves communication and team work skills, and helps…

What should education now be for?

UNESCO has published a new book to stimulate the discussion on the role of learning and education in the 21st century. Rethinking education – Towards a global common good? was released at the World Education Forum 2015 in Incheon, Republic of Korea, and feeds in to the policy debate and negotiations of the post-2015 development agenda.  Unesco says: “We…

Eco-schools Roadshow

The 2015 Eco-schools roadshow is ready to roll.  You can spend a day at an Eco-Schools Ambassador school exploring the Eco-Schools programme.  The events are: June 24: St. Mary’s, Colchester…book now July 2: Bootham School, York….book now July 15: Cardinal Allen High School, Fylde, Lancashire….book now September 15: Bruton School for Girls, Somerset….book now September 23: Keep Britain Tidy, Shoreditch, London….book now  September 29: The…

Sustainable Schools Conference

You can register here for the 2015 Sustainable Schools Conference in Bristol on July 2nd.  As part of Bristol’s Green Capital 2015 activities, the University of Bristol, the Sustainable Schools Alliance, and SEEd, will host this year’s conference.  You will be able to … Engage your pupils through peer-to-peer learning with student volunteers from the University of Bristol Share your…

Green Teacher

Green Teacher is a Canadian environmental education journal – similar to NAEE’s Environmental Education.  It is offering insights into its work with free access to two of the articles published in its latest edition.  They are: Taking Kids to the Community “Shoot” down Nature Deficit Disorder

The Children and Nature Network

The Children and Nature Network is the other American ‘CNN’.  Its vision is a world in which all children play, learn and grow with nature in their everyday lives, and the project grew out of the book: Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder. CNN provides a weekly roundup of news, commentary, events and…

Action for Renewables

Action for Renewables campaigns for the development of renewable energy across the country. Its vision is of a future Britain powered in large part from clean, green and secure renewable energy sources, combatting climate change, and it is working to build a strong and active coalition of renewables supporters, including ordinary people, environmental campaigners and…