Forthcoming LEEF events

Here are some of the forthcoming events organised by LEEF. LEEF/TRAID workshop, Protect your winter wardrobe, Tell Your Moths Where To Go With TRAID’s Natural Origami Tea Bag, Thursday 11 February 2016, 6-9pm, TRAID shop Shepherd’s Bush. For once, we’re trying to decrease biodiversity (but only in our jumper drawers!). Join fellow LEEFers with a…

EE Pro

EE Pro was launched late last year by NAAEE (our American cousins). NAAEE says that it’s “the hub for environmental education professional development“. There are sections on learning, resources, research and jobs.  There’s a blog, a calendar of activities, a section on the various groups that NAAEE has working on activities, and a section on…

ee@cornell.edu

Cornell University is offering a global online course in environmental education from the 1st of February to April 24th. The goal of the course is to create what they term an “environmental education trading zone”.  This will be an … “online space where scholars and students gather to learn about multiple disciplines that shed light…

OMEP’s 2016 Conference

OMEP is an international non–governmental and non-profit organisation with Consultative Status at the United Nations and UNESCO. It was founded in 1948 to defend and promote the well-being and education of children from birth to eight. Registration is now open for its 2016 European Conference and here is a 2nd call for papers. The 2016…

Gardens and Growing

Philippa Riste examines two quite different books about gardens and growing, and finds them both valuable. Gardening in School All Year Round is an excellent teaching resource to equip schools in the creation and maintenance of a functioning school garden, with associated gardening club.  Each month has a dedicated double page spread full of practical information,…

May conference on Early Childhood Education

The World Organisation for Early Childhood Education (OMEP) is holding its 2016 European Conference in Canterbury at Christ Church University – May 5 to 7. The theme for the Conference is The place of the child in 21st century society and it will focus on all aspects of early childhood education and practice, including sustainability. ……………………………………………………………………… OMEP is an international,…