Sandra McLeod's Blog (13)

GLOBAL YOUTH TO SHOW ADULTS HOW TO RUN COP 26?

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Added by Sandra McLeod on October 12, 2020 at 17:30 — No Comments

CONGRATULATIONS TO HACKNEY'S ECO SCHOOLS

                                HACKNEY'S TWO SUSTAINABLE ECO-SCHOOLS…
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Added by Sandra McLeod on September 26, 2020 at 21:00 — No Comments

There ARE some good things to have come from Covid 19.

 

 

Can we double down and take advantage in our schools?

Throughout the past few months and especially through lockdown, we…

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Added by Sandra McLeod on September 10, 2020 at 13:00 — No Comments

Sustainable Hackney Education for Sustainability (EfS) Network – A Personal Account of Aspirations and Hopes for a Post-Covid Sustainable Education System in Hackney.

Difficulties of home schooling during the Covid 19 lockdown have been well publicised, as has the recognition of the professionalism and hard work effected by teachers. Hopefully too, there will have dawned a realisation among parents and others that our education system has become mechanistic and soul-less.

Over these months when streets and air-lanes have been more tranquil, people of all ages and persuasions have experienced a raised awareness of the natural world. …

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Added by Sandra McLeod on June 10, 2020 at 5:00 — No Comments

FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT 2020 IN THE LONDON BOROUGH OF HACKNEY (FAIRTRADE BOROUGH)

THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE HAS APPEARED ON HACKNEY COUNCIL WEBSITE AND IN HACKNEY LIFE.

JOIN US AT OUR FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT EVENTS IN HACKNEY AND SUPPORT GROWERS AND FARMERS IN THE GLOBAL SOUTH BY CHANGING TO FAIRTRADE.

CLLR GILBERT SMITH, HACKNEY FAIRTRADE CHAMPION AND SUSTAINABLE HACKNEY STEERING GROUP MEMBER.

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Added by Sandra McLeod on February 25, 2020 at 20:30 — No Comments

WELCOME BACK TO A NEW, SUSTAINABLE, ECO FRIENDLY YEAR - Are You Ready To Take On Eco-Schools?

THE CLIMATE CRISIS
We begin the new school year in the same state of political confusion in which we finished the last one, with Brexit still dragging endlessly on.   Were we to be cynical, we might feel either that some of our politicians are deliberately procrastinating or are happy to let the impasse continue, thus permitting the government the reason to avoid facing up to the…
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Added by Sandra McLeod on September 15, 2019 at 18:00 — No Comments

Education for Sustainability (EfS)

EfS  July 2019

Reflecting on the last academic year for our educators' newsletter, we realised just how far most people have now come, in accepting that ‘climate change’ is beyond doubt and that it has now become a ‘climate emergency’.

Preparing for a September school INSET at this time last year, we felt it best to include a quick explanation of the causes of and need for mitigation of climate change before we made recommendations and…

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Added by Sandra McLeod on July 22, 2019 at 10:00 — No Comments

YOUTH STRIKE 4 CLIMATE AND CLIMATE TRUTH FOR SCHOOLS

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YOUTH STRIKE 4 CLIMATE AND CLIMATE TRUTH FOR SCHOOLS

 

Members of Extinction…

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Added by Sandra McLeod on February 12, 2019 at 11:00 — No Comments

Sustainable Hackney Education for Sustainability Network

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Sustainable Hackney’s Education for Sustainability’s Working Group got off to a great start in 2019 with the opportunity to join the eight schools comprising the Primary Advantage Schools’ Federation in their In-Service Training Day. The event focused on the Sustainable Development Goals, which are a collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015. 

 

Our Working Group team was allotted goal 13 – Climate…

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Added by Sandra McLeod on February 7, 2019 at 22:49 — No Comments

Hackney Fairtrade Fortnight Celebration Events 2019 HACKNEY FAIRTRADE CHAMPION - COUNCILLOR GILBERT SMYTH WANTS HACKNEY RESIDENTS TO JOIN HIM TO MAKE THIS THE MOST AMBITIOUS FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT EVER…

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Hackney Fairtrade Fortnight Celebration Events 2019

HACKNEY FAIRTRADE CHAMPION - COUNCILLOR GILBERT SMYTH WANTS HACKNEY RESIDENTS TO JOIN HIM TO MAKE THIS THE MOST AMBITIOUS FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT…

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Added by Sandra McLeod on February 4, 2019 at 23:59 — No Comments

Education for Sustainability - Networking and Support Meeting

Following a successful meeting at Hackney’s only Eco-schools’ Green Flag school, Orchard Primary School, several schools signed up to take on the Eco-schools’ programme.  We've been into some of the primary schools to support them on the beginning of their journey. 

 

An increasing number of schools are now appointing Sustainability Coordinators and pupil/school community Eco-teams to lead the Eco-schools’ programme. We have been to meetings and…

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Added by Sandra McLeod on November 6, 2018 at 7:30 — 1 Comment

EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABILITY

The ten years from 2005-2014 were designated the UN Decade for Education for Sustainable Development which was led and coordinated in its transformational initiatives by UNESCO.

 “ESD {or Education for Sustainability} empowers learners to take…

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Added by Sandra McLeod on November 21, 2017 at 20:30 — No Comments

US Embassy Tonight 18/11

Anti Trump stance on Climate Change Rally 6pm tonight 18/11 at US Embassy Grosvenor Square

Organised by Climate Defence

Added by Sandra McLeod on November 18, 2016 at 10:55 — No Comments

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