Category: Teaching

Norwich Model Arctic Council for Schools 7

This weekend, I ran my seventh Norwich Model Arctic Council (NORMAC) for schools, still so far as I know the world’s only stand-alone Model Arctic Council programme for secondary-school pupils.  NORMAC 7 involved 20 pupils from two schools and, like at WYCOMAC 3 and MAC Bilbao 5 this year, delegates grappled with the issue of …

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Presentation at 25th Arctic Science Summit Week

This past Tuesday, I took part in a session on ‘Educational innovation and pedagogy for the Anthropocene Arctic’ at the 25th Arctic Science Summit Week in Vienna, Austria, organised by the International Arctic Science Committee, the Austrian Polar Research Institute and the University of Vienna.  Together with my colleague Dr Sennan Mattar from the Mary Robinson …

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Model Arctic Council Bilbao 5

I always look forward to returning each January to the wonderful city of Bilbao, Spain, to run Model Arctic Council Bilbao (MAC Bilbao) at Colegio Ayalde—now in its fifth year.  Always my most ‘international’ conference, MAC Bilbao 5 took place last weekend, and it involved 28 secondary-school pupils from ten schools in France, Hungary, the …

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Wycombe Model Arctic Council 3

It was a delight to return to Wycombe Abbey last week to run the third Wycombe Model Arctic Council (WYCOMAC) alongside the school’s annual Model United Nations (MUN) conference.  WYCOMAC 3 was a small but intense simulation involving 17 pupils from four secondary schools tackling one of the thorniest diplomatic questions that I have yet …

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University Newsletter – December 2022

Applications are closing soon for our next Model Arctic Council for university — the second Scotland Model Arctic Council at Glasgow Caledonian University this March!  Don’t delay securing your place in this innovative educational experience.  Read our December newsletter for further details and a registration link. We wish you a merry Christmas and a happy …

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Schools Newsletter – December 2022

Registration is closing soon for our flagship Model Arctic Council for schools — the seventh Norwich Model Arctic Council at Norwich School this January!  Don’t delay securing your school’s place in this innovative educational experience.  Read our December newsletter for further details and a registration link. We wish you a merry Christmas and a happy …

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University Newsletter – November 2022

If you’re considering taking part in our second Scotland Model Arctic Council at Glasgow Caledonian University this March, don’t delay applying for your place! Applications close on 13th January, and we look forward to receiving yours. We’re also happy to announce dates for our third Norwich Model Arctic Council at the University of East Anglia, …

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