ASE Event - Meet the Ecologist

09 September 2019
16:00
Moat Community College
Maidstone Road , Leicester LE2 0TU , United Kingdom

We are delighted to announce an opportunity for our members and supporters to meet John Handley MSc BASIS an experienced Ecologist who will describe the importance of this role in combatting our current serious environmental issues, for example, those of air quality and climate change. Richard Dawson,  the project lead for Urban science,  will also describe how this fits into current curriculum topics across the key stages from the primary curriculum to the ‘Required Practical’ (Biodiversity) for GCSE.

We are able to offer this opportunity because of our partnership with the ‘Urban science’ EU project.

Event Type: 
Workshop
11-19 Teachers
Early Career Teachers
Primary
Technician
North & East Midlands (Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire and Rutland)

Location

Moat Community College

Maidstone Road

Leicester

LE2 0TU

Information

Meet the Ecologist 9th September

We are delighted to announce an opportunity for our members and supporters to meet John Handley MSc BASIS an experienced Ecologist who will describe the importance of this role in combatting our current serious environmental issues, for example, those of air quality and climate change. Richard Dawson,  the project lead for Urban science,  will also describe how this fits into current curriculum topics across the key stages from the primary curriculum to the ‘Required Practical’ (Biodiversity) for GCSE.

We are able to offer this opportunity because of our partnership with the ‘Urban science’ EU project.

 

John Handley MSc BASIS

John undertakes botanical and habitat surveying. He has excellent identification skills and is a Level 4 FISC, which along with his background in amenity horticulture and farming provides him with an understanding of the natural world and its management. 
He is also employed as the Technical Manager at Amenity Land Services, providing advice to Local Authorities, prominent sports facilities, private landowners and organisations such as the National Trust. John is also an associate tutor for the Field Studies Council, specialising in woodlands, meadows and challenging groups such as grasses and sedges.

Qualifications and Memberships:

  • MSc Biological Recording
  • Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland Field Identification Skills Certificate (Level 4)
  • PTLLS (Level 3)

Refreshments will be provided.