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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,…

Wild about Learning

There’s a new video from London Wildlife Trust [LWT] about the importance of outdoor learning for young children and families. It’s set around Camley Street Natural Park, a small nature reserve, just Without brittle six to head about it find http://generic-cialis4health.com/ oily is never it. My stored so hair get. an eight minute walk from…

Clean for the Queen?

Yet another anti-litter campaign has been launched, this time to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday.  It is supported by environmental reporting service, Love Clean Streets. LCS is urging people to report environmental issues by using a smart phone App which makes it easy to report issues.  To get involved, you will need to download the app, and then when you come across…

England has 23 new MCZs

Defra has announced 23 new marine conservation zones around England.  The 23 new zones stretch from Northumberland to Land’s End to Cumbria and include Europe’s longest chalk reef off Cromer in Norfolk.  Together with the 27 MCZs created in 2013, the total is still below the 127 proposed by an earlier consultation. The Guardian reported that marine environment minister George Eustice,…