Climate Change: Pupil Voice, Digital Democracy and Global Citizenship
Digital Democracy can be a great way of ensuring the voices of all children and young people in a school are heard. Sue Lyle and Peter Anderson report on how the digital platform, VocalEyes can be used to support Pupil Voice and lead to serious action for change in schools and community.
Declaring a Climate Crisis at Woodbridge High School, Redbridge
Across the UK awareness around climate change is growing and following recent school strikes and demonstrations some of our schools have declared a climate emergency and began to examine what they can do about the scale of crisis we face. In this piece we learn how one London secondary school has responded.
The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Of Edtech
For those of you who are not aficionados of Edtech, this surf along the breaking waves of Virtual and Augmented Reality will orientate you to the extraordinary possibilities for schools. Joe Smith is your guide.
Climate Change: Where Does Our Fruit Come From?
As we recognize how dependent we are on food from across the world amid the Covid-19 pandemic, it raises the question of how the UK could become more self-sufficient. For example, today the UK is only 31% self-sufficient in apples, yet we have the capacity to grow and store our own all year round. Also, as more fuel is used in transporting goods from across the world, the climate emergency also raises the issue of food miles.