By Katie Eberstein
BHCC Environmental Education Officer
Calling all Teachers
We miss working face-to-face with you, but hope the following resources will help inspire you to take learning outside in the Spring. With the current climate and biodiversity emergency, and more and pupils involved in screen based learning, the benefits of outdoor learning and connecting with the local environment has never been more important. As part of the South Downs National Park online teacher training, Sussex Wildlife Trust are offering 3 FREE webinars for teachers.
To book your place, please email [email protected]
Thursday 21 January 4:00 – 5:00pm
Oh no, we’ve got to go through it – using nature, stories and imagination to help children adapt to the uncertainties of Covid19, Climate Change and other issues.
Run in partnership with the University of Sussex. Full details here
Tuesday 9 February 4:00 – 5:00pm
From Toad Abodes to Mini Meadows – creating small scale wildlife habitats in your school grounds
Wednesday 15t March 4:00 – 5:00pm
From Fossils to Falcons: the wildlife of the South Downs – a teachers guide
You might also find some of the resources prepared during lockdown#1 useful:
- Taking Learning Outside in Brighton & Hove webinar
- Curriculum Linked Home Learning Resources (April – June 2020)
- ‘How to’ activity films
We look forward to the time when we can all get out more, welcome schools back to our centres and enjoy Outreach visits in school grounds and local areas.