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SML-Conf-GreeningEduThe third Annual National Greening Education Conference and Exhibition: The Foundations of a Sustainable Future, presented by Govtoday  in association with The Carbon Trust and Solar Schools, will be held at The Brewery in London (Chiswell Street EC1Y 4SD) on 1 May 2013.

Among the speakers are:

  • Ros Wade (Chair, London Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development, and Course Director Education for Sustainability Programme, London South Bank University)
  • Di Dale (Principal and CEO Wiltshire College and Chair Sustainability Portfolio Group, Association of Colleges)
  • Joseph Williams (Education and Behaviour Change Lead, The Carbon Trust)
  • Amy Cameron (Solar Schools Coordinator 10:10)
  • Richard Moore (Project Manager, SEED Sustainability Project, University of Northampton)

Three Master Class sessions will also be held.

Linked to the event is the online forum on Greening Education. Currently, registered delegates debate and discuss the topic What’s the reality, can you save money whilst becoming greener?

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Conference website

SML-YearOfDragonThe joint LEEF-London RCE Reading Group will hold its second meeting at The Three Stags, 67–69 Kennington Road, Lambeth, London SE1 7PZ on 17 April 2013 from 6 to 7pm. The reading material will be The Year of the Dragon, suggested by Play London.

Developed by Anna Portch of the London Environmental Education Forum (LEEF), this activity helps educators and activists across London to develop their own understanding while keeping up-to-date with current and emerging debates and ideas around ESD. The social element is a key point of this meet up, which usually takes place in a local pub.


Interested in hosting this group? Could you provide a room in Central-ish London? Please contact Anna ( for more details.

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SML-Rhine-Muse-ConfInternational “Learning for the Future” Conference on Creating Open Educational Regions for ESD (OPEDUCA) through School Community Collaboration (CODES) will be held in Maastricht / Kerkrade, The Netherlands from 13 to 16 May 2013.


A cooperation of the EU Codes Project , the European RCE Alliance  and Environment and School Initiatives (ENSI), the conference will focus on the relevance and working of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in the region.


Working towards the 2015-2025 era (i.e. the aftermath of the UN Decade for ESD 2005-2014), the conference will take up initiative to explore, share and formulate a joint vision to take ESD further.


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Conference website


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