March 18, 2017

In Environmental and Sustainability Education, has the time come for us to ditch the word champion?

For those involved in the world of environmental and sustainability education, the word ‘champion’ is often used to define an individual  who is taking action from […]
March 18, 2017
Young people at Wellington College participating in a SEEd workshop

Do we like children?

I was completely shocked when I returned to the UK after 16 years travelling around the world. I had been in countries like Papua New Guinea, […]
March 16, 2017

Supporting young people through the SDGs

The Sustainable Development Goals have been in effect in over 193 countries since 1st January 2016. In the run up to the official launch date, celebrities, […]
February 25, 2017
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MEEN hosting Four Nations Education for Sustainability Conference

MEEN is hosting a Four Nations Education for Sustainability Conference being held on Monday 20th March 2017 9.30 – 4.30pm, at Bridge 5 Mill, 22a Beswick Street, Manchester M4 […]
February 17, 2017
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Some thoughts on Monbiot and how to educate for the 21st century

George Monbiot, a man whose name is – in certain circles – synonymous with controversy, recently published an article on his website and in the Guardian […]
February 17, 2017
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You have to be in it to win it

As one of only 3 UK Key Global partners for UNESCO’s Global Action Program (GAP) we are going to Ottawa to their next meeting to continue […]
January 27, 2017
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Educational labels are a smokescreen – it’s time to focus on what connects us

Have you ever wondered about the connections between environmental education, education for sustainable development and global learning or global citizenship? I know I have and have […]
January 17, 2017

Whole School/Institution Approaches to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) – A Backgrounder

From small pilot projects to national programmes and now an emerging global interest, many examples of whole school/institution approaches have emerged. Some have been adapted from […]
December 20, 2016
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The SDGs as a radical curriculum alternative? Ann Finlayson and Bill Scott offer their thoughts on the future of ESD

To ‘do’ ESD requires critical thinking, participation, understanding, interconnectedness, and systems and action learning. The mystery about ESD is about two things – those who like […]
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