May 2024


ITM SPECIAL EDITION

Schools, sustainabiity and the need for immediate change.

A call to action for every school community
EDITORIAL

EDITORIAL

Why we all need to take immediate action in how we teach sustainability and the way we run our schools.

Climate action

Climate action

Noah Shawcross looks at how West Buckland School has acted as a community after students present to the SLT.

Recycling investment

Recycling investment

ITM’s Andy Homden talks to Jeremy Bacon of Riverdale Paper PLC about investing in the circular economy.

Beyond Cop 21

Beyond Cop 21

Peter Milne on his innovative climate symposium series for schools and their communities - 'Beyond Cop 21'.

Kenya and climate

Kenya and climate

Former international teacher Joe Human experiences the grief felt when witnessing the impact of climate change.

History for tomorrow

History for tomorrow

Roman Krznaric takes a new look at what it means to learn from the past and why this is essential for all our futures.

Embracing challenge

Embracing challenge

Stephen Scoffham and Steve Rawlinson consider how to teach climate change in ways that go beyond the science.

Food and climate

Food and climate

Karyn Knox, of the Educated Choices Program looks at free resources available to schools teaching climate change.

Louder than words

Louder than words

Colin Bell introduces four speakers leading sessions on sustainability at this year's COBIS conference in May.

Place and vision

Place and vision

Jody Ellenby asks what a good sustainability curriculum looks like in a primary or elementary classroom.

The Earth Prize

The Earth Prize

Angela McCarthy celebrates teen innovation and looks back at the development of the Earth Prize competition.

Get them outside!

Get them outside!

Teaching sustainability is easier than you think! Helen Bilton has some great tips for busy teachers in busy schools.

Save the Med, 24!

Save the Med, 24!

Jasmine Spavieri looks at how an NGO based in Mallorca is working with local schools to “Save the Med”!

Travel balance

Travel balance

How can school travel still be justified? Are responsible expeditions possible? Polly Sadler thinks so.

AI and assessment

Artificial intelligence in post-pandemic recovery

Every now and again a new product catches our eye that might be useful in international schools. We recently asked the people at UK edtech start-up Atom Learning to prepare an elevator pitch for ITM readers. This is what they sent us.

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Teaching sustainability

A free course for Early Years and Primary teachers from the University of Reading

The University of Reading has developed a new online course to assist teachers develop the way sustainability. It’s free and available to any international school. Dr. Helen Bilton reports.

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