Education and Training

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We encourage IES members with an interest in Higher Education to comment on the draft of the revised subject benchmark statement for Earth sciences, environmental sciences and environmental studies....
A list published in January by the Science Council is being used to highlight a collective blind spot in the approach of government, media and public to science, which either tends to refer only to...
The new academic year is nearly upon us and the Higher Education Academy are beginning it by launching the HEA STEM Technician of the Year Award. University technical staff make a vital contribution...
Lord Adonis Growth Review Lord Adonis has been asked by Labour Party leader Ed Miliband to conduct an independent growth review, which will feed into the Labour Party’s developing growth and...

Event

The time is now for a National Call for Evidence of Sustainability in Education. With elections around the corner, more funding bodies asking for evidence of impact for their grants, and schools and...
The Pedagogic Research Institute and Observatory (PedRIO) at Plymouth University is hosting its third annual one day conference in 2014. Keynote speakers are Professor Jack Miller (University of...
Communities are at risk in many parts of our world as a consequence of globalization. Schools are key institutions in many communities needing to face the challenges of an uncertain future. The...

Report

This good practice guide explores the challenges, benefits and opportunities associated with higher education institutions (HEIs) engaging the public in the disciplines of geography, earth and...
An updated version of our 2012 publication, the purpose of this document is to bring together a list of available funding streams for research, careers or projects in the environmental sciences. This...
Formal environmental science (ES) education in higher education institutions (HEIs) in the UK has been developing over forty years. The aim of this two phased project is to try and map this complex...

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