15-year-old climate activist Jude Daniel Smith, writes about his
experience with Teach The Future and how and why schools
need to do more to educate students on Climate Change.
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.
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.
Global warming will not be addressed without attending to the buildings that house human beings.
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.
Sue Lyle introduces the Climate Change Curriculum! - A special edition of Creative Teaching and Learning that responds to the legitimate concerns of children that the next big crisis, larger and more destructive than Covid 19, is the destruction of our environment