Springtime Activities

FACE has a new Springtime Activities booklet that has been produced to celebrate the arrival of a new season!  This e-booklet provides inspiration for teachers and outdoor educators to get out and about spotting the signs of Spring.  There are ideas for games, walks, hands on making projects and classroom activities. Although produced in readiness for Breakfast Week (last…

Population, Migration, and the Environment

The Oxford Symposium on Population, Migration, and the Environment will be held on the 1st and 2nd of August at the Rothermere American Institute. The theme is world population increase, human migration, and environmental sustainability. The Symposium will cover disciplines such as economics, education, environmental studies, agriculture, law, political science, religion, and social studies, and papers presented at the meeting…

News from North Britain

Every month, Education Scotland produce a bulletin for learning for sustainability in schools across Scotland.  You can subscribe – for free – to receive the bulletin by clicking on this link. Here are some resource updates: 1. YouthxchangeTool Kit Through youthxchange, UNEP and UNESCO try to show young people that it is possible for all of…

Asian Geographic

If you’re looking for relevant stories and features from Asia, this might be of interest and use. The latest issue of Asian Geographic, with a focus on planet under fire, has articles on: Caring for a Warming Planet China’s race for hydroelectric power Sulphur, the Earth’s coolant  

LEEF Update for May

Here are a few highlights of forthcoming LEEF activity A reminder that Empty Classroom Day 2016 will be Friday 17 June. Although this event was dreamt up as a London initiative, in 2015 over half the participants were from other areas of the country/globe. It would be great if we could get more London schools…

Are you part of Growathon?

Congratulations to the 15,033 London students who are now growing food through Growathon.  With the help of 2,078 school staff, adults and volunteers. There is now a new target of 50,000 students.  This needs your help to be reached. How many students are growing in your school? Add your food growing activities and students to the Growathon Carrot Totaliser – and watch the…