FEN Forest Education Network news

Click here to read the latest Forest Education News (FEN).  FEN is the successor body to the Forest Education Initiative (FEI) in England and it seeks to engage more young people in forest and woodland environments by supporting delivery of education in forest and woodland settings, networking and sharing good practice, and facilitating communication between the sectors…

Solutions for the planet

Click here to read the latest from Solutions for the Planet which is a social enterprise, working with businesses, schools and communities to promote education for sustainable development, science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) careers for young people. It is committed to: Innovative, sustainable and entrepreneurial solutions to environmental and societal problems, led by young people Inspiring…

Green Light SouthWest

Green Light SouthWest is hosting an ESD Teachmeet on March 2nd from 1630 to 1830 at the University of Bristol University.  The meet is open to teachers  and educators of all phases and the emphasis will be on sharing ideas, good practice, and pedagogy from across the region. Speakers  and topics include: Professor Justin Dillon – ESD Current context for…

UKSSD annual conference

The focus of this year’s UKSSD conference (28th Feb & 1st March) is how to translate the ambition of the 17 SD Goals (and 169 targets) into transformative action for the UK. UKSSD supports organisations who are working to advance sustainable development in the UK. Its focus and strategy is informed by the expertise of its partners.  It…

Rotary’s endangered species project

Here’s a reminder about Rotary’s endangered species project which NAEE is pleased to be associated with. Teachers are invited to encourage their students to participate in an endangered species project and design and produce a leaflet showing how arctic animals particularly Polar bears are affected by Climate Change. Students are also encouraged to produce a depiction of a polar…

What’s Under Your Feet?

The British Trust for Ornithology is working with EDF Energy to see ‘What’s Under Your Feet’ The Trust says: We know little about the distribution of soil invertebrates across Britain or which factors influence their abundance such as climate and soil type. Engaging schools in this project provides an excellent opportunity to answer these questions,…