Durham County Council
Learning for a Healthy Future
An inspiring conference over 2 days which includes a range of thought-provoking keynotes, carefully crafted workshops and easily accessible online content to explore the latest research and pedagogical approaches. The conference will enable all schools, settings and institutions to embed new learning to benefit pupil wellbeing and achievement.
28th and 29th June 2022
For more details and to book please visit: https://durhamcommercialservices.co.uk/learning-for-a-healthy-future
Climate Game Development Workshops
Xplorealms is an award winning EdTech start-up; they’re developing an innovative, educational, fun, and interactive Climate Change mobile games app to promote awareness of climate change and action needed against it to children and young people. They’re inviting anyone who’s interested to join them at their next development workshop, online, on 22nd March.
We’ve partnered with Xplorealms and are supporting them in embeding sustainability principles and philosophies into the very heart of their games. The process could be described as a Whole Gaming approach to Sustainability.
Join the workshop.
Read more about Xplorealms.
13th Annual Conference: Re-Imagining Teacher Education: Transforming Learning for a Just and Sustainable World
The 13th annual TEESNet conference responds to the urgency calls to transform the education system, and is currently inviting submissions of research papers, examples of practice, and creative contributions which relate to one or more of the following themes:
- Interconnectivities and interdependencies
- Intersections between ecological, racial and social justice
- Interdisciplinary learning
- Cooperation and solidarity
“TEESNet activity deliberately cuts across sectors. We welcome proposals from educators and students in universities, schools, and NGOs/CSOs, as well as researchers, policy makers, and those engaged in all forms of education. We are interested in individual and co-authored papers, practice- oriented workshops and creative provocations. We encourage collaborations across sectors and work that draws on perspectives that are underrepresented and may face barriers to participation.”
Send a proposal of no more than 300 words in Word format to Andrea Bullivant at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com by 23 May 2022 with the email subject ‘TEESNet 2022 Conference CFP’.
Proposals should include the following:
- Title of paper or proposal in the form of a workshop or provocation, and key words (paper only)
- Name, institutional/organisational affiliation (where relevant) and email address of presenter(s)
- An outline of the proposal in no more than 300 words clearly indicating:
– which theme you are responding to
– the purpose of the research or the question(s)/ideas(s) being explored in practice
– relevant theory, conceptual frameworks, methods or approaches used
– results or conclusions and implications
Proposals will be peer reviewed by a sub-group of the TEESNet Steering Committee. Decisions about whether or not the proposal is accepted and any developments required will be communicated by 30 June 2022
If you would like to discuss your proposal before submitting please email Andrea Bullivant at firstname.lastname@example.org
The women changing the game for wildlife conservation
Did you know the RSPB was founded in 1889 by Emily Williamson, who’d began the Society for the Protection of Birds to stand against the plumage trade which was hunting birds to the edge of extinction to decorate hats.
To celebrate International Women’s Day RSPB have collected some thoughts from the women leaders carrying Emily and other’s legacy, and inspiring change for RSPB.
You can find out more about the RSPB’s history here.