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Manchester Environmental Education Network

MEEN's environmental education blog

Our blog shares our stories about environmental education, general news from MEEN and highlights some of our events. We have included pupils' posters and messages in some instances and pieces written by MEEN volunteers and trustees.

How do schools become part of the Green recovery?

How do schools become part of the Green recovery?

How can schools be part of the green recovery and what can we do to help?

Published on 9th February 2021

What is COP26 and why is it important?

What is COP26 and why is it important?

How do we tackle climate change? With COP26 being held in Glasgow in November Angela helps us understand what it is and why it is important.

Published on 9th February 2021

Hope in a dark winter

Hope in a dark winter

Chad McDowell, MEEN volunteer, reflects on localism in lockdown and what we might learn from it.

Published on 9th February 2021

Exploring urban and rural environmental education

Exploring urban and rural environmental education

The London Environmental Education Forum (LEEF) invited MEEN to deliver a key note speech at it's 30th birthday conference on Urban Environmental Education. This is what we had to say.

Published on 19th April 2020

The MEEN connection: networks of knowledge and action

The MEEN connection: networks of knowledge and action

We're planting trees in a school playground but the teacher is unable to organise for any of the pupils to help as we're doing it during lunchtime. What happens next are lessons on the power of continuity and positive action.

Published on 1st April 2020

Obituary for Deyika Nzeribe 1966 - 2016

Obituary for Deyika Nzeribe 1966 - 2016

It is with great sorrow MEEN is having to announce the passing of one of our trustees, Deyika Nzeribe.

Published on 6th January 2017

Autumn twilight and Green Teach Meet with Broadoak Primary

Autumn twilight and Green Teach Meet with Broadoak Primary

Broadoak Primary hosted a MEEN twilight networking session last night. Thank you to the school for making it such a good evening and to everyone who came along.

Published on 11th November 2016

Bowker Vale and Our Ladies teaching at Climate Control exhibition

Bowker Vale and Our Ladies teaching at Climate Control exhibition

Pupils from Bowker Vale Primary and Our Ladies High worked together to talk to and teach adults about climate change at Manchester Museum's Climate Control exhibition.

Published on 8th July 2016

Growing Schools Twilight Feb 2016

Growing Schools Twilight Feb 2016

Another Growing Schools Twilight this time hosted by Cheetham C of E Academy.

Published on 26th February 2016

 
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