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  • More on that pledge

    I wrote ta while back about the GEEP pledge that I signed.  I was happy to do that as I want to support GEEP. And yet, I have a reservation about the argument GEEP uses [*].  The pledge letter says:...

  • In about and for Arthur Lucas

    Arthur Lucas wrote a lot about environmental education in the 1970s and 80s in an attempt to clarify and make sense of the concept.  In particular, he wrote about in / about / for / etc.  I say, etc, purposefully...

  • EE – perspectives from policy 3

    Here's my final comment (for now) on the new research on EE in secondary schools from King's College: Understanding Environmental Education in Secondary Schools – Report 1: The Policy Perspective It relates to the discussion section of the report. There's much to agree with...

  • EE – perspectives from policy 2

    Here's a further comment on the new research on EE in secondary schools from King's College: Understanding Environmental Education in Secondary Schools – Report 1: The Policy Perspective 1. In their Introduction, the authors write: "In seeking to analyse the state of environmental...

  • EE: practitioners’ perspective 3

    Here are more comments on the part 2 of the King's Report: The Practitioners’ Perspective: Understanding Environmental Education in Secondary Schools building on what I wrote last week.  What follows relates to the roundtable discussions that led to the report. 1 Page 10 raises...

  • EE – perspectives from policy 1

    Here's my second set of comment on the new research on EE in secondary schools from King's College: Understanding Environmental Education in Secondary Schools. Where is it, what is it and what should the future be?   In this, I focus...

  • EE: practitioners’ perspective 2

    Here are further comments on the part 2 of the King's Report: The Practitioners’ Perspective: Understanding Environmental Education in Secondary Schools. Where is it, what is it and what should the future be?   In this, I build on what I wrote...

  • EE: practitioners’ perspective 1

    Here's my initial comment on the new research on EE in secondary schools from King's College: Understanding Environmental Education in Secondary Schools. Where is it, what is it and what should the future be?   In this, I focus on Report 2: The...

  • The state of environmental education in secondary schools in England

    It was good to see new research on EE in secondary school emerge from from King' College last week.  These details are taken from the NAEE blog: It's a two-part report that explores the state of environmental education in secondary...

  • GENIE and Lady Caroline

    Into my unsuspecting mailbox the other day popped the following: I’m emailing on behalf of my co-chairs about the newly formed Global Ecocentric Network for Implementing Ecodemocracy (GENIE).   In brief, we are seeking to implement representation for non-human nature in...