Design a banner competition – your school’s chance to lead the way in healthy travel to school – DEADLINE 6 March 2020

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Oxford Friends of the Earth and Oxford City Council have launched a joint competition for school children in Oxford in years 3-6. Read about it in the Oxford Mail and on the City Council website, and read on to find … Read More

The term ‘climate change’ is not in the secondary A-level geography curriculum – but we can support its teaching in our schools

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A few weeks back, in association with Low Carbon West Oxford (instigators of the KidsCAN initiative), the Environmental Change Institute / School of Geography hosted Professor Martin Evans, Chair of the A Level Content Advisory Board Geography panel 2014-2015, and … Read More

2 workshops for teachers this November

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  For primary & early years educators, 12.11.19: Experienced trainer and psychotherapist Jo McAndrews is returning to Oxford to offer this one-day workshop for primary and early years practitioners. Feedback on Jo’s Oxford workshop for adults earlier this year: “Fascinating, … Read More

New website on incorporating environmental and climate change issues into maths education

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Members of Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute have put together a new website on incorporating environmental and climate change issues into maths education.  Maths for Planet Earth provides a host of environmental-themed maths problem for both GCSE and A-level students.

How to talk to kids about climate change – a workshop at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, 28.9.2019

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Did you make it to the visually impressive and emotionally powerful Art-Science Extravaganza at the Museum of Natural History last Saturday? It was well worth a visit.  There is something really special – and deeply moving – about thinking through … Read More