Jun 012012
 

Author: John Parry

With the opening of an environmental community knowledge building centre imminent and ten years in the making, this paper will explore the theoretical context and accompanying framework that underpin such an initiative with particular reference to the knowledge-building principles set out by Scardamalia in 2002 linked to theory regarding environmental learning. Continue reading »

Apr 302012
 

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In Sussex, on the edge of Lewes by the River Ouse, are more than twenty acres of land, used for over fifty years as rail yards. When they were dismantled, they became a wasteland. After twenty-five years of benign neglect, the land was saved from development by a group of local residents. Since then, it has become a prized nature reserve around which several social and ecological projects gravitate. These, and the web of relations between them, constitute the Railway Land Project. To learn more about the project, click here.