Cumbria Development Education Centre is a registered charity that inspires young people and their teachers to engage with the environment , take responsibility – individually and together – for the world in which they live, and contribute towards a fair and sustainable world.
PSHE Association. The PSHE Association has been set up to help teachers and other PSHE professionals better plan, manage, deliver, evaluate and monitor PSHE provision. We want to raise the status of PSHE and increase its impact on learners in the 21st century. www.pshe-association.org.uk
ACT exists to further the aims of citizenship teaching and learning, championing citizenship education to all young people and supporting teachers and schools in delivering the subject. They connect teachers to regional and national networks, offering training, CPD, support and advice. www.teachingcitizenship.org.uk
It is vital that pupils are involved in your school’s environmental projects. Establish an eco-team to help you carry out energy audits and see where your school can save energy and money. Energy Audit Curriculum Links (pdf)
The Globe Programme in the UK. a unique practical environmental education project for schools linking students, teachers and scientists in 111 countries around the world, supporting science, geography, maths, ICT and international relations. www.globe.org.uk
In December 2010, the United Nations General Assembly declared 2013 as the United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation (Resolution A/RES/65/154).
The Geographical Association (GA) is a subject association with the core charitable object of furthering geographical knowledge and understanding through education. It is a lively community of practice with over a century of innovation behind it and an unrivalled understanding of geography teaching. The GA was formed by five geographers in 1893 to share ideas and learn from each other. Today, the GA's purpose is the same and it remains an independent association. www.geography.org.uk
Ecology is the scientific study of the distribution, abundance and dynamics of organisms, their interactions with other organisms and with their physical environment. At a time when finite natural resources are being used at increasing rates, it has never been more important for human society to understand its impact on ecological systems and their importance in maintaining human health. The vision of the British Ecological Society is to advance ecology and make it count. www.britishecologicalsociety.org
The Association for Science Education is a dynamic community of teachers, technicians, and other professionals supporting science education and is the largest subject association in the UK. The ASE is an independent and open forum for debate and a powerful force to promote excellence in science teaching and learning, with unique benefits for members.) www.ase.org.uk.