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EARTH EDUCATION is…

the process of helping people to live more harmoniously with the natural world by…

  • Understanding how ecosystems work
  • Developing a long lasting love and respect for the Earth and its life-forms
  • Reducing their own impact on its natural resources

AN EARTH EDUCATION PROGRAMME is…

a carefully crafted series of learning experiences which …

  • Motivate and pull the learners in
  • Emphasise major ecological understandings
  • Involve exciting tasks that are both 'hands on' and 'minds on'
  • Weave activities together with a clear, easily remembered formula to aid comprehension and retention
  • Transfer the learning tasks to both school and home by developing good environmental habits.

We believe earth education is a serious task but getting to know the natural world is a lifelong adventure full of wonderful experiences and joy.


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Earth Education UK Gathering 2016

April 15th-17th 2016

A collaborative weekend at Ringsfield Hall in Suffolk. Come to share our ways of engaging children and young people in learning about, and connecting to, the natural world.

Cost: £110 includes food, board and one year's membership (£105 for existing members); limited number of subsidised places available for those unwaged.

More information can be found in this Earth Education Gathering flyer (pdf) or email bookings@ringsfield-hall.co.uk


Membership Information

To help support earth education in the UK, email membership@earthed.org.uk for more details.

You may aslo wish to support the international work of The Institute for Earth Education (I.E.E.) by becoming an Affiliate or an Associate. If so, please contact info@ieetree.org


The Fund for Earth Education is a registered charity number 1017462.

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