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CCERN Webinar - Shared screen with speaker view
Lauren Hennessy
51:40
Apologies - chat now enabled!
Sylvia Knight
53:43
hello, I'm Sylvia Knight - I am responsible for weather and climate education for the Royal Meteorological Society.
Anna Orridge
54:31
Hi, I'm Anna Orridge. I'm the Green-Co-ordinator for the Harris Federation, a MAT in London.
David Mitchell
55:33
Hi all, I'm David Mitchell, from UCL-IoE's Centre for Climate Change and Sust Ed Centre, and a geography teacher educator (on PGCE and on UCL Geog BA course - Geog Education module).
Paul Howard-Jones
55:49
Hi everyone - I'm Paul Howard-Jones (Uni Bristol) who'll be talking later - but please everybody do use the chat to say hi to each other and exchange thoughts....
Chris Howarth
57:00
Hi Chris Howarth - teacher in charge of the curriculum looking at what takeaways i can get to start embedding Climate Education in our curriculum..
Alf Coles
57:34
I'm Alf Coles (Uni Bristol) and work mainly in teacher education. I help co-ordinate an ESD focused, on-going project, on our PGCE course.
Lynda Dunlop
57:39
Hi! I'm Lynda Dunlop from the University of York where I teach, research and do curriculum development in science and environmental education.
Simon Ross
57:55
Good afternoon from Simon Ross (Geography Southwest https://www.geographysouthwest.co.uk/). We have been delighted to work with CCERN on this important development. We aim to publicise classroom resources by hosting materials or providing external links. We are working with universities and other organisations to promote existing resources and create new ones. CCE is so important and we'd be delighted to collaborate with colleagues/organisations in promoting resources to the wider geography community. Do get in touch with me at rosstrout@aol.com or via the website. Do join us on twitter/facebook. Great stuff CCERN and keep up the good work!
Sylvia Knight
58:44
@Anna hello - Ive been talking to some of your geography and modern language teachers but would love to pick up with you as well!
Bill Finnegan
59:00
Hi all - I'm Bill Finnegan from the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford.
Nicola Warren-Lee
59:24
Hi Nicola Warren-Lee here - Im on the Geog PGCE at Uni of Bristol. Interested in getting climate science/scientists' work into school classrooms and empowering geography teachers to tackle the issue of CC in their classrooms. Please get in touch :)
Mark Taylor
59:42
hi I'm Mark Taylor, formerly at BCU, primary teacher training. interested in researching barriers teachers encounter in developing CCE curricula
Anna Orridge
01:00:02
Hi Sylvia. That's great - I'm glad they've been involved. Yes, you're very welcome to get in contact with me too - my email's Anna.Orridge@harrisfederation.org.uk
Emma Salter
01:00:43
I just signed up to the Global Goals Centre newsletter :-)
Pen Williams
01:01:26
Hi, I'm Pen Williams - a new Postgraduate Researcher in Education at the University of Bristol- hoping to develop a project on post-16 education, political participation and SDGs
tamasin keeper
01:05:24
Hi I’m Tamasin, school governor and working with a community charity in Bromley called Greener and Cleaner on communicating with the local community on climate change. We are running and developing educational projects across 7 schools and in a community hub In a shopping centre.
Anna Orridge
01:06:15
Oh, Hi Tamasin. That's a coincidence - I've been talking to Clare about projects in Bromley. It was great to visit the hub :)
tamasin keeper
01:07:12
I thought that might be you Anna, Clare was telling me about all your efforts on sunday.
Sanja Dujmovic Potnar, GLOBE International
01:07:41
Hi, I am Sanja Dujmovic Potnar, working for GLOBE International, which has been running London Schools Climate Summit for a number of years now as part of the London Climate Action Week. We have developed 4 lesson plans on climate change. We have run a number of Student-MP Climate surgeries in London schools. More information at https://londonschoolsclimate.uk/summit2022
kathlee
01:07:55
Hi, I’m Katharine Lee, I’ve just started a postdoc fellowship at Uni of Bath. I’m really interested in learning more about what/how/when climate change content is currently taught in secondary schools across all four devolved nations in the UK
Anna Orridge
01:08:04
Ah. That's good. I've been very impressed by the range of actions at Greener and Cleaner too :)
Fiona Carnie
01:11:42
Hi - I'm Fiona Carnie - of the Bristol Education Partnership - a collaboration of 14 secondary schools in the city with the 2 universities and the City Council - www.bristollearningcity.com/bep
Chris Howarth
01:12:11
toolkit would be good.
Emma Salter
01:12:28
yep
Nicola Warren-Lee
01:12:42
Im taking a group of 14 beginning geography teachers to City Hall in Bristol tomorrow - to ask students from the Bristol Education Partnership (hello @fiona) if they feel their school curriculum covers CC sufficiently across different disciplines/subjects and also what changes they want to see in their curriculum. Hopefully useful and can relate to the track changes document from Teach the Future. If interested in discussing, Please get in touch.
Anna Orridge
01:13:34
One of our academies, Harris South Norwood, had this survey done. They found the process very useful in terms of pinpointing the most impactful areas of action for the whole community.
Anna Orridge
01:14:03
I was very impressed by the detailed visuals compiled.
Fiona Carnie
01:14:19
One of our main projects is the Climate Challenge which we have been doing since 2019. We have a big event at City Hall tomorrow on BEP: Towards Net Zero. If anyone is interested in attending 14.00-15.45 please let me know. Students will be presenting their work in their schools and we will have the DfE Chief Sustainability Officer. My email is Fiona.Carnie@bristol.gov.uk
Emily Hirst
01:14:35
Hi, I'm Emily Hirst, I'm a climate/environmental education officer at The Hive, Waltham Forest. We are currently developing our curriculum to include more climate minded sessions, as well as delivering in school climate action initiatives. Looking to learn more about other institutes approaches to the DfE strategy and how that will be reflected in and supported by outdoor and environmental education centres.
Lauren Hennessy
01:15:25
It is wonderful to see the conversations in this chat - lots of connections being made!
Sylvia Knight
01:16:13
@Nicola I'd love to hear what they find out
tamasin keeper
01:16:40
I also work for Climate Museum Uk who work with cultural centres across the uk and beyond. There are resources on their website which might be of interest.
Laura Fogg-Rogers UWE & Winterbourne Environmental Group
01:16:41
Hello all. I'm Laura Fogg-Rogers, an academic at UWE Bristol, running sustainable engineering outreach for schools. We are running a Green Jobs project funded by WECA with 3 schools across the West of England.
Emma Salter
01:17:21
Is this report available to view on the InterClimate Network website?
Nicola Warren-Lee
01:20:19
Will do @sylvia!
Nicola Warren-Lee
01:23:04
Such a good offer for schools, Cecily. Lots of potential to instigate/boost action.
Chris Howarth
01:23:57
Echo this, just emailed you.😁
Emma Salter
01:24:07
yep
Simon Ross
01:24:59
Cecily - that's wonderful stuff and we'd be delighted to promote and publicise your excellent work via Geography Southwest. Let's make contact. Simon Ross (rosstrout@aol.com).
Chris Howarth
01:27:19
Could these pupil surveys be shared?
Bill Finnegan
01:31:06
I didn't catch - what age were the students involved in this project/study?
Chris Howarth
01:31:21
y7 up I think
Lauren Hennessy
01:32:59
DfE Sustainability Strategy, Published 21 April 2022: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sustainability-and-climate-change-strategyPolicy Report launched TODAY, by Paul Howard-Jones and Justin Dillon - http://www.bristol.ac.uk/policybristol/policy-briefings/climate-change-education/Dr Lizzie Rushton and Dr Lynda Dunlop’s article: https://bera-journals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/berj.3816Padlet for feedback: https://padlet.com/paulhowardjones/mcr4n1xvmrlxv9aq
Anna Orridge
01:36:05
It was interesting to hear in Paul's talk about flooding of the Somerset levels - there's this beautiful poem from a project I was involved in about exactly this subject. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q305gyyS9bA&t=2s
Lauren Hennessy
01:37:02
Policy Report launched TODAY, by Paul Howard-Jones and Justin Dillon - http://www.bristol.ac.uk/policybristol/policy-briefings/climate-change-education/
Lauren Hennessy
01:37:38
Dr Lizzie Rushton and Dr Lynda Dunlop’s article: https://bera-journals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/berj.3816
Lauren Hennessy
01:38:26
TTF: https://www.teachthefuture.uk/england
Lauren Hennessy
01:39:14
BERA manifesto - Education for Environmental Sustainability: Policy briefing - https://www.bera.ac.uk/publication/a-manifesto-for-environmental-sustainability-new-policy-briefing
Lauren Hennessy
01:39:34
Padlet for feedback from attendees: https://padlet.com/paulhowardjones/mcr4n1xvmrlxv9aq
Paul Howard-Jones
01:40:32
I should point out I'll try not share my opinions - I'm just chairing this discussion!
Anna Orridge
01:41:27
A question: I know a lot of people have been concerned that the Climate Leaders Award will end up being rather exclusive, a bit like the DoE awards, which it sounds as if it will mirror in many ways. Does the panel share this concern, and do you they think there are ways to reach a wider pool of young people?
Fiona Carnie
01:45:37
it is worth noting that in Scotland, outdoor learning is an entitlement for all children and yp. That would be a good start...
tamasin keeper
01:46:25
It seems to be focused largely round use of “parkland” which most urban schools don't have.
Lauren Hennessy
01:48:29
Remember to write your questions for the panel in the Q&A box
Anna Orridge
01:48:33
They're right that the school estate across the entire country is very large - about the size of Birmingham. As you say, though, that varies massively. It would be great to really focus on biodiversity on that green space. But I'm not quite sure how the National Nature Park will work, and get students involved. Seems very ambitious.
Lauren Hennessy
01:49:23
Keep all the wonderful comments coming in - the chat will be saved and circulated!
Emma Salter
01:51:01
Izzy's point about ITE is bang on the point
Chris Howarth
01:52:46
Spot on Izzy, Primary Schools start the debate through their curriculum links in Geography but it needs to be saturated into the Primary curriculum like a cross curricular history topic may be seen in English, art, D and T etc.
Anna Orridge
01:53:49
That's a very good point - DoE is quite resource intensive. It requires a lot of staff time.
Sylvia Knight
01:54:35
apologies if this has already been said (I had to leave for a few minutes) but we should hear in the next couple of days who will be delivering the nature parks and climate leaders award. Then we should also know more about what they play to do.
Anna Orridge
01:55:27
That's exciting. I will look out for the news.
Emma Salter
01:57:49
Can the panel comment on national education strategies from any other countries, that look better than DfE strategy? Can we learn from other countries' approaches?
David Mitchell
01:58:21
Can Ofsted help here?
Nicola Warren-Lee
01:59:14
Agree that we need to reconfigure the balance of priorities - in the school curriculum and, so, in teacher training - ..until the climate emergency holds a greater position with the Govt. / DfE this will not happen. Exams/remembering content continues to drive decisions. Taking your point @David - If Ofsted had to inspect for the quality of CC ed. that would be a start..
Sylvia Knight
02:00:23
wrt ofsted there was a very interesting conversation in the CEAP meeting which was just before this one. There was anecdotal evidence of ofsted penalising schools for teaching climate change quoting politics, although the DfE strategy actively says that it should not be considered a political issue. There should be clarification.
Emma Salter
02:03:29
However flawed the DfE guidance, top down governance can give important leverage to schools / teachers to action CCE as a central concern in curricula. This seems to have been the case with RSHE statutory guidance, which had also been marginalised.
Simon Ross
02:04:46
Should there be a CCE Alliance involving the great and the good to push for government change? Until the government makes this a priority for all students in all schools, progress will be piecemeal.
Chris Howarth
02:05:18
Spot On Ollie, we need to be given the opportunity to focus on it. we drive most of our environmental education through the Eco warrior Group and Geography topics.
Michael Rumbelow
02:06:10
As well as international inspiration wonder if primary curriculum can learn from Early years and Foundation stage, eg since Froebel Kindergarten has been much more outdoor and nature focused
Simon Ross
02:06:40
Not change of this government . . . generic government. Haha!
Chris Howarth
02:07:21
True. We run our Nurture through nature and build climate education into the work the children do in their small group work.
Emma Salter
02:07:56
There is a lot of good project work happening, but it's scattered. Can be hard to keep up with all the good work. Would be good to have a central point for projects to link to.
Nicola Warren-Lee
02:09:00
Climate change PGCE?!
Simon Ross
02:09:32
Or CCE education embedded in all PGCE courses?
Emma Salter
02:10:22
CCE literacy as core curricula, alongside Science, Maths, English ….
Alf Coles
02:11:51
We are all perhaps developing and experimenting with a "curriculum in waiting” …
Sylvia Knight
02:12:54
@Simon I think several universities are developing this
Lauren Hennessy
02:13:43
CCERN's Next Event: Mon 5th Dec 2022 time TBC -Staff and Student Climate Leadership in CCE -Join us to hear interim results from the Secondary Leadership in Climate Education (SLiCE) project. We will hear from some of the staff and student participants directly.
Lauren Hennessy
02:13:55
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Lynda Dunlop
02:14:02
Thank you very much for such a stimulating event!
Anna Orridge
02:14:11
Thank you so much.
Justin Dillon
02:14:14
Thanks everyone
Andy Smart
02:14:15
Great chat
Bill Finnegan
02:14:23
Thanks!
Sylvia Knight
02:14:28
thank you!
Brian 陳睿晨
02:14:30
Thank you!
David Mitchell
02:14:31
Thank you everyone!
Chris Howarth
02:14:42
Inspiring as ever! Thank you.