Climate Change Indicators in the US

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Witness the Wild

Wildscreen, the charity behind Arkive, will be hosting events all over Bristol to coincide with its Wildscreen Festival! Witness the Wild includes pop-up and pedal-powered wildlife film screenings, street art and an open-air photography exhibition, featuring some of the world’s best wildlife photographers. There’s also an exclusive Awards Ceremony, the Pandas (the Green Oscars!) and a chance to get up close and…

Change Makers Today

Think Global’s conference is on 13th October this year – today.  Its focus is: How do we create a new generation willing to learn and act to make the world more just and sustainable?   Faaria Ahmad, who is organising this event, says: “Despite massive challenges facing the world, there are many ripples of positive change happening across…

Climate Frontlines

UNESCO and the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS-France), in partnership with Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee and Tebtebba, is organizing an international conference on indigenous knowledge and climate change. It’s taking place between 2-4 November 2016, Marrakesh, in conjunction with the UN Climate Conference (COP-22).  For information go to www.indigenous2016.org.  

Professional Development for Learning Outside the Classroom

Here are a number of professional development opportunities for learning outside the classroom: Taking Learning Outside Delivered in partnership with Learning through Landscapes, Taking Learning Outside is ideal for teachers, early years practitioners and support staff who are new taking learning outside. You will take away lots of practical activities for teaching literacy, numeracy and…

Connecting Classrooms

Connecting Classrooms is offering a new professional learning opportunity for primary and secondary teachers in Scotland to develop their practice in relation to Learning for Sustainability [LfS]. This professional learning initiative by the University of Edinburgh and Learning for Sustainability Scotland in partnership with the British Council, is an opportunity for teachers to grapple with…

Well done to the NUS sustainability team

The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, has named the three laureates of the 2016 UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD): the Centre for Community Regeneration and Development (CCREAD-Cameroon) from Cameroon; the Okayama ESD Promotion Commission from Japan; and the National Union of Students UK (NUS-UK) from the United Kingdom This is the second…

Call of the Wild 2017

Call of the Wild 2017 is a year-long foundation course in outdoor education leadership with WildWise in association with Schumacher College. The course leader is Chris Salisbury, with guest contributors.  It will be based at Schumacher College and locations on Dartmoor and the River Dart.  The course runs from Friday, 31 March, 2017 to Monday, 20 November, 2017. There’s more information here.

New GA publications

These are the latest offers from the Geographical Association Top Spec Geography: Changing Places Geography gives you options And these are the latest journal article bundles: Changing Places (Geography) Changing Places (Teaching Geography) Changing Places case studies (Teaching Geography) Extended writing (Teaching Geography) Feedback and marking (Teaching Geography) Global governance (Geography) Global systems (Geography) Landscape…