The DfE’s New Strategy

DfE will launch its sustainability and climate change strategy later today. There will be lots to say about this. We’re starting with a response from Teach the Future.  Whilst we welcome the publication of the Department for Education’s (DfE’s) new Sustainability and Climate Change strategy, and many of the individual actions, overall we are left…

Natural History gets the Go-ahead

The DfE has announced that the optional GCSE in Natural History, promoted by OCR, is to go ahead. This will be formally announced on Thursday at the launch of the Department’s Sustainability and Climate Change Strategy in London. For those blessed with 20-20 hindsight it’s easy to see why this is an opportune time for…

April 18th 2022

Launch Date – Two dates for your diary this week: The Department for Education Sustainability & Climate Change Strategy launch, Thursday 21st and Earth Day Friday 22nd.  There’s likely to be a good turn out for the DfE launch and there is much speculation about what the strategy will (and will not) say.  Here’s a view from our Chair. . Tendering to the DfE – The…

More from Natural England

Here’s more news from Natural England by way of relevant evidence and reports, policy agenda developments, large scale delivery sector initiatives, resources and news items from the UK and abroad, with a focus on schools, education and learning. This supports the Strategic Research Network for People and Nature to develop better coherence and collaboration in…

April 11th 2022

Bio Security – During 2021, RSPB worked with over 100 pupils from primary schools across Scotland to co-design biosecurity activities in a digital education pack.  Their ideas included board games, art activities, outdoor activities, digital games, treasure hunts, songs, and films.  For example, pupils from the Small Isles Primary invented a board game based on the playing principles…

April 4th 2022

Manifesto Launch – NAEE is launching its Young People’s Learning and the Environment Manifesto on April 28th by zoom: 1700 to 1800.  Please use this link to the launch event registration page to reserve a place.  The Manifesto sets out 16 commitments that we think will help guide institutions to become more sustainable, and improve the education that pupils and students receive.…

Natural England Round up

Here’s more news from Natural England by way of relevant evidence and reports, policy agenda developments, large scale delivery sector initiatives, resources and news items from the UK and abroad, with a focus on schools, education and learning. This supports the Strategic Research Network for People and Nature to develop better coherence and collaboration in…

March 28th 2022

DfE Strategy launch – The DfE is launching its Sustainability and Climate Change Strategy on Thursday April 21st at London’s Natural History Museum 7 to 9pm.  There will be a keynote speech by the Secretary of State, the Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP. . Another Launch – Unlike the DfE’s event, we are all invited to the launch of…