New Publications

  • Children's (and other) Statements on Climate Change

    On 26 November, the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families received the Children's Statement on Climate Change from children at St Luke's primary school in Newham and promised to send it to UK delegates at the UN Climate Change...

  • The Handbook of Sustainability Literacy

    A review in THE this week of the Handbook of Sustainability Literacy –  the sort of review that authors might have thought of penning themselves had they been optimistic enough about how their achievements might be received (I had one of...

  • The Journal of Unpublishable Papers

    In this week's Economist, there's a heart-warming story of a successful journal start up.  Rejecta Mathematica is a "real open access online journal publishing only papers that have been rejected from peer-reviewed journals in the mathematical sciences".  As the Economist...

  • Judging the Effectiveness of a Sustainable School

    This essay explores a central question for all those involved in education and sustainability (ESD): What are you really most interested in: educational or social outcomes—what learners learn, or what they do? Although this is hardly a new question, the paper argues that...

  • Learning for Sustainability from the pupils’ perspective

    The recent publication from WWF: Learning for Sustainability from the pupils’ perspective reports on Chris Gayford's 3-year research with 15 schools, and raises significant issues about the skills that young people might develop and sets out ideas on the progression of...

  • Judging the Effectiveness of a Sustainable School: a brief exploration of issues

    This essay explores a central question for all those involved in ESD: What are you really most interested in, educational or social outcomes—what learners learn, or what they do? The paper argues that it is an issue that needs to...