News Round-up

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March 2nd 2020

By | March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Webwatch|

Would you like to sign an open letter about the Teach the Future campaign which NAEE is supporting?   There is still time to do this.  It's being organised by  NUS / SOS-UK.  This link takes you to the [...]

February 24th 2020

By | February 24th, 2020|Categories: Webwatch|

The Teach the Future parliamentary reception is taking place this Wednesday on  February 26th.  It's sponsored (and will be introduced) by Nadia Whittome (the youngest MP, aged 24). The purpose of the event is to make the case [...]

February 17th 2020

By | February 17th, 2020|Categories: Webwatch|

NAEE has written to the Prime Minister to support the case being made by students for changes to school policy and practice.  This begins: "Dear Prime Minister, We are writing in support of the letter [...]

February 10th 2020

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

The latest Beehive newsletter from the Manchester Environmental Education Network MEEN is here.  It includes stories of pupils becoming community educators, details of awards won, and information about opportunities and events to help schools in Greater Manchester become more [...]

February 3rd 2020

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

We were pleased to see that spending time in nature was in the list that the Duke of Edinburgh Award put forward as its definitive list of character hacks for teenagers today – 25 experiences [...]

January 27th 2020

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

Zamzam Ibrahim, the President of SOS_UK and the NUS has written to the Prime Minister reminding him that, thirty years ago, Margaret Thatcher called for urgent action on the greenhouse effect at the UN General Assembly. [...]

January 20th 2020

By | January 19th, 2020|Categories: Webwatch|

The New Zealand Government has announced new resourcing for teaching climate change in schools.  Education Minister Chris Hipkins said that students will be taught "the role science plays in understanding climate change, aids understanding of both [...]

January 13th 2020

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

The NAEE blog this week (published on Tuesday 14th) is a comment on an HMI document on curriculum and environmental education.  Here's a taster: "What is perhaps most important is to convey the realisation that environmental systems [...]

January 6th 2020

By | January 5th, 2020|Categories: Webwatch|

Happy New Year from everyone at NAEE. UKSCN sent out a New Year reflection to its supporters that looked back at 2019 and forward to 2020.  Inspired by Greta Thunberg and the international Fridays For Future movement, the [...]