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BTEC Sustainability Skills Newsletter, September 2011

BTEC Sustainability Skills Newsletter, September 2011

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Published by Edexcel
This half-termly BTEC Sustainability Skills newsletter gathers together news, free resources, competitions and useful dates to supplement sustainability, citizenship and PSHE lessons.
For more information, visit www.edexcel.com/sustainability
This half-termly BTEC Sustainability Skills newsletter gathers together news, free resources, competitions and useful dates to supplement sustainability, citizenship and PSHE lessons.
For more information, visit www.edexcel.com/sustainability

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 This summer, one o Britain’s largestsolar arms was built in Nottinghamshirein just six weeks. The 30 acre sitehouses 21,600 solar panels and canpower up to 1,500 homes. Governmentunding or large scale arms like this hasnow been cut, jeopardizing the chanceor new large-scale arms. What do youthink?http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-14232847Unprecedented scenes o looting and rioting swept the country in August. Whatdo young people think about what has happened? What can or should be done tostop the same thing happening again? On the TES, a collection o articles can bedownloadedhttp://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/The-2011-August-Riots-in-London-and-beyond-6108056/  Also see this lesson planhttp://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/UK-riots-2011-6108530/ 
Introduction
September 2011
 The great thing about teaching Sustainability Skills is the variety o ree resourcesand competitions available. There’s always something going on that will interestyour learners.In this newsletter we’ve careully selected content rom some other organisations’websites which we think you may nd useul. Please note we can’t be heldresponsible or the content on these websites and the links remaining active. I youdo nd any inappropriate content or inactive links, please let us know atMySkills@edexcel.com.I you nd this email useul, you may be interested in signing up or our MySkillseNews service, through which we will keep you inormed about new resources andupdates or all o our skills qualications.Sign up here.I your school has a sustainability story you’d like us share, please email usMySkills@edexcel.com– we’d love to hear rom you. All the best,ClareMySkills Team
Sustainability in the news
 A new typeof farmThe riots
 
 A new island has been discovered o the coast o England! With the UK populationever increasing, we need to develop the island ready or inhabitants. I we couldstart aresh - with the technology we have today - what would we do to create asuitable inrastructure?British Gas has worked in partnership with us to create exciting interactiveresources in which your learners can take a tour o the island and work in teams tobuild a sustainable inrastructure. They can track their progress and refect on theirlearning using the learner record sheets, whilst you can ensure all the assessmentcriteria have been met or the
Project
and
Working in a Team
units using thebuilt-in teacher guidance. These resources continue the support to education that British Gas oer throughtheir sustainable schools programme
Generation Green
, which has over 11,000schools signed up to receive ree curriculum support materials.http://www.edexcel.com/quals/skills/sustainability/resources/Pages/bg-resources.aspx
 Activity ideas
Create asustainable island!
We have worked with WaterAid to createthree sample Projects – at Entry 3, Level1 and Level 2. These projects provideexamples o how to set up a undraisingevent, and or each level show how theassessment criteria can be achieved.http://www.edexcel.com/quals/skills/sustainability/resources/Pages/wateraid.aspx There are also lots more ree ideas and resources available on the WaterAidwebsite.http://www.wateraid.org/uk/learn_zone/deault.asp
New Sample Assignments
New Resources

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