An ONS consultation on the SDGs

The ONS consultation on sustainable development goals (SDGs) is live.  The purpose of the consultation is to seek views on ONS’s approach to the measurement and reporting of UK progress against the global indicators that underpin the SDGs. Whether you provide data to feed into these measures, are interested in helping to shape how the SDGs…

Campus biodiversity

King’s College has numerous initiatives in place to improve biodiversity for the benefit of wildlife, staff wellbeing and the local community. These include the installation of an invertebrate habitat, bird boxes and bee-friendly flowers at the Guy’s Campus in London Bridge.   Kat Thorne, Head of Sustainability, says: Enhancing biodiversity on campus brings not only…

National Sustainable Schools Conference 2017 – a call for participants

SEEd is inviting organisations and individuals with a focus on sustainability to host “innovative and inspiring” workshops at this conference on November 13th. It is also inviting organisations and individuals to host stalls in the Share Fair.   It says that around 200 educators, young people (7 – 21 years old), NGOs and businesses from across the country will…

Monday Round up – August 21 to 25

1. London National Park City – a consultation.  In this you can indicate how you might help to shape or benefit from the future programme of activities for London National Park City. You can respond as an individual or on behalf of a group or organisation. The consultation closes 15th September. 2. Bee-eaters are very rare breeders in the UK, but…

More Jon Cree courses

As we reported a couple of week’s ago, there are more courses from Jon Cree to look forward to.  Here are the details for 2018. 26th January 2018 – Play & The Ludic Cycle How does the outdoors support ‘the ecological and spiritual imagination of the mind’ of the child? This will be a key…

Groundwork (London) needs a teacher

Groundwork London delivers a range of education projects in both primary and secondary schools.  It is looking to recruit one or more sessional teachers to deliver environmental workshops to pupils in either Key Stage 2 or Key Stage 3, applications will be welcomed from people with primary and/or secondary school experience. Workshops are delivered in a…

Global Educator of the Year 2017

Congratulations to Jane Yates… Global Educator of the Year 2017 Last month, Think Global hosted a special event to celebrate the Global Educator of the Year finalists and presented the Award to the winner, Jane Yates from Armathwaite Primary School in Cumbria.  The Award recognises educators who have gone above and beyond in raising awareness and deepening understanding…

London Wetland Centre activities

Here are some August and September activities in London: Night Safaris  Fridays from the 4th to 25th August This summer bring your kids you on an exciting night adventure building dens, listening to wildlife and looking for bats and other nocturnal animals. We’ll finish the evening with stories around a roaring campfire toasting marshmallows. Suitable for…