19 May 2014

Now published: CJS Focus on Environmental & Outdoor Education in affiliation with NAEE UK - the National Association for Environmental Education (UK)


19 pages in total, the lead article from NAEE describes the history of environmental education in the UK, the current state of affairs and the hopes for the future. The University of Edinburgh have an Outdoor Education section providing postgraduate degrees, they detail the reasons for embarking on further training in this sector. Natural Connections Demonstration Project has gone from strength to strength, they talk about what the project is doing to stimulate the demand from teachers for learning outside the classroom. Empty Classroom Day 2014 is on 20 June this year, find out how to get involved. Are events worth the hassle? Kent Wildlife Trust say yes, they talk about the sorts of events they run and how these help them to achieve their key objectives. The Wild Network are behind Project Wild Thing, Andy Simpson describes how important it is to get children outside and active. Some tips and the pitfalls involved in running events are provided by Ghislaine Silvers at East Devon District Council. Find out how The Outward Bound Trust aims to unlock the potential in young people and finally would you jump off a platform in the Pass of Killiecrankie? Ben Notley describes how the NTS partnership with Highland Fling Bungee has developed. This edition also includes many adverts for providers, training courses, projects & websites.
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