More or Less Equal?

A new resource from Oxfam is aimed at 11-16 year olds and explores young lives in an unequal world. It is a cross-curricular resource focussed on maths, English and social sciences, and can be downloaded for free from the Oxfam education website.  Here’s the link to the English resources.  Oxfam says: Bring your English lessons to life by exploring…

News from National Geographic

You can catch up with the latest news from National Geographic here It begins with a feature on Malala Yousafzai, the leading campaigner for girls’ education globally, and co-founder of the Malala Fund. National Geographic has also developed a broad range of free education resources for social studies and science classes to help students learn about a variety of topics.  These…

World Water Day Resources

UN Water is the United Nations inter-agency area for all freshwater related issues, including sanitation. The website has a good overview of goals related to water, the specific targets, and related UN campaigns including World Water Day – which is on 22nd March this year.  The website says that water is at the core of sustainable development:…

Viridor works with Oxfordshire schools

Just before Christmas, Viridor welcomed teachers and pupils from the Bicester School to its state-of-the-art Energy Recovery Facility at Ardley to mark the start of a partnership to help pupils gain invaluable insight into how subjects, such as maths and science, directly link to careers within the recycling, resources and renewable energy sector. The partnership,…

The Natural Connections blog

You can follow what Natural Connections has been getting up to via their blog. The aim of the blog canada pharmacy z pack – cialis and eye problems – http://genericviagraonline-tabs.com/ – legit kamagra sites – generic viagra online is not to promote one project, organisation or school, but to build on the collaborative model that…

National Sustainable Schools Conference

Here are some details of workshops at the 2016 national sustainable schools conference, run by SEEd in Leicester on March 2nd. Ashden Awards, Alex Green – Showcases and explores examples of energy saving techniques in schools Beetles and Bees, Jenny Stevens – Looks at diverse ways of encouraging outdoor exploration Big Brum, Rumpelstiltskin, the Straw Baby  –…

Permaculture and Climate Change Adaptation

The Permaculture Association has alerted us to a new book on adaption to climate change: Permaculture and Climate Change Adaptation: Inspiring Ecological, Social, Cultural and Economic Responses. Published by Permanent Publications, and written by Drs Gil Penha-Lopes and Thomas Henfrey, it draws on case studies from all over the world, and sets out to demonstrate the efficacy of…

News from the South-west of England

You can read the latest update from the South West Learning for Sustainability Coalition here. As a taster, here is Paul Vare’s 100-word thought piece on the Paris Agreement: The Paris Agreement on climate change was an unexpected Christmas present.  Of course, there are numerous opportunities for back tracking and concerns that it’s all too late.  Nevertheless,…