Creating a buzz

Creating a buzz: how UK schools are embracing beekeeping is an article in the Guardian which discusses how teachers are discovering that beehives can provide exciting opportunities to learn outside the classroom.  This is how it begins: “We know that things are bad with bees right now. In the past decade, they have been disappearing…

The World Bee Project

The World Bee Project (WBP) is a global social enterprise focussed on the relationship between pollinators and the most pressing issues that societies face today such as food security, environment, health and wellbeing. It aims to bring scientific, technological, government and market forces together to achieve our ultimate goal of placing the natural world at…

The latest from Arkive

This is a link to Arkive’s latest round-up of it work. There are features on deforestation, re-introduced species and seagulls.  There is also a section on new resources for 7 to 11 year olds which include: Nature’s Lights explores how light is essential in the natural world, and how and why animals that live in the…

National Environmental Education Week

Sadly, this is only in the USA, but registration is now open for NEEF’s 13th annual National Environmental Education Week.  You can register here.  It’s from Sunday, April 23rd to Saturday, April 29th  When you register you’ll receive: Resources for educators, such as toolkits and activity guides to make environmental learning come alive Resources for everyone, including EE…

The Equinox

The latest posting from the Science Geek is about the Equinox and it exposes a number of equinox myths.  It begins like this: There is a commonly held view that March 21 is the spring equinox and that the equinoxes are the two days in the year when all places on the Earth have exactly 12 hours…

Environmental Education Doctoral Studentship

The Centre for Research in Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (CRESTEM) of the School of Education, Communication and Society, King’s College London, has a full-time doctoral studentship available from September 1, 2017. The PhD studentship will be funded by the Rosalind Driver Scholarship Fund. The Fund was set-up in honour of Professor Driver’s research…

Build Bangladesh

Birmingham City University has been approached by a campaign group called ‘Build Bangladesh’ who are looking to promote environmental education at primary and secondary schools in Bangladesh.  They, in association with the Prokriti O Jibon Foundation (PoJF) have organised a workshop in Australia (University of New South Wales) and are hoping to organise one in…