News Round-up

/News Round-up

May 4th 2020

By | May 3rd, 2020|Categories: Webwatch|

Every half-term members of the Burnet News Club explore a different issue in the news.  Teachers receive a fully-resourced 6-hour scheme of work on each issue, including inspiring multimedia news content and engaging activities which can [...]

April 27th 2020

By | April 27th, 2020|Categories: Webwatch|

The deadline for features in the latest CJS Focus on Environmental Education & Outdoor Activities is May 1st.   You can secure free space in this CJS publication in association with the Countryside Education Trust. [...]

April 20th 2020

By | April 20th, 2020|Categories: Webwatch|

Wednesday 22nd Update Happy Earth day 🌏 . Tuesday 21st Update c/o Jess Tipton: Today pm Climate of Emotions conference Wed to Sun Earth Optimism Summit Mon 27th after school Eco-Anxiety in Young People teacher training online eco-resources [...]

April 13th 2020

By | April 13th, 2020|Categories: Webwatch|

We begin with some good news amid the virus gloom.  The results from the 2019 Butterfly Conservation UK butterfly monitoring scheme show that butterflies bounced back last summer with their best year since 1997.  Further, just over half of UK [...]

April 6th 2020

By | April 6th, 2020|Categories: Webwatch|

"When things get back to normal, we'll ...".  How many times have you heard that recently?  It's a fervent wish of countless millions of people, and yet, what will it look like?  Will every closed small [...]

March 30th 2020

By | March 30th, 2020|Categories: Webwatch|

A week on and the country is in many ways barely recognisable as the changes to our lives because of COVID-19 take effect.  Schools are mostly shut, but are supporting students learning at home, and [...]

March 23rd 2020

By | March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Webwatch|

Deep into March, there seems little room in the press or on TV to think of anything other than the effects of COVID-19, and we wish all our readers and their families and colleagues well [...]

March 16th 2020

By | March 16th, 2020|Categories: Webwatch|

Teach the Future is a joint campaign run by UKSCN and SOS-UK students to repurpose the education system around the climate emergency and ecological crisis.  Are you interested in joining the project team as a volunteer? [...]

March 9th 2020

By | March 9th, 2020|Categories: Webwatch|

Students from Teach the Future are meeting Secretary of State Gavin Williamson at 0830 this morning to press their case for a government-commissioned inquiry into how the whole of the English formal education system is preparing students [...]