UK

5thJuly 2022

Britain ranks bottom in Europe for nature connectedness

05.07.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

This article in the Guardian (23 June 2022) reports that ‘out of 14 nations surveyed, UK citizens measured lowest for their oneness with the natural world’. It also states that Britain has ‘lost more wildlife than any other G7 country and been shown to be one of the most nature-depleted countries on the planet.’

30thJune 2022

Bringing out the best: how to transform education and unleash the potential of every child

30.06.22|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , |

This report by Times Education Commission is available online. It examines the UK's education system and considers the changes needed in the light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, declining social mobility, new technology and changing nature of work. The report includes reference to the role and opportunities presented by outdoor [...]

1stJune 2022

Priorities in relation to education for environmental sustainability across the UK – research paper

01.06.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

This paper explores priorities in relation to education for environmental sustainability, drawing on qualitative research involving teachers and young people across the UK. See Dunlop, L., Rushton, E. A., Atkinson, L., Ayre, J., Bullivant, A., Essex, J., Price, L., Smith, A., Summer, M., Stubbs, J. E., Diepen, M-v., & Wood, [...]