This Month in Climate News

All the things you need to know about the past month in climate news… The United Kingdom House of Commons has announced a new commitment to becoming net-zero carbon emissions by the year 2050. The new bill increases the goal of the previous Climate Change Act, established in 2008, amending its goal from 80% to… Read more »

Where To Start This Plastic Free July

This month is Plastic Free July: the perfect time to jump on the waste-free bandwagon and start saying No Thanks to single-use plastics for good. Schools in particular go through so many different kinds of single-use plastics daily. Plastic cups, bags, straws, and countless amounts of plastic pens, and markers. That’s not to mention the… Read more »

Back to School: Make Life Easy with Quality Markers

Back to School: Make Life Easy with Quality Markers

As a teacher, your goal is to do whatever it takes to teach your students the lessons they need to learn. In some cases, the best way to do this might be to read directly out of a textbook. But more often than not, you will need to break down the lessons for your students… Read more »

Importance of Sustainable Education

Education on Sustainability

Back in 2005, the United Nations (UN) declared the decade spanning from 2005 through 2014 as the decade of what is known as Education for Sustainable Development, and it’s not all that hard to see why. While the human race has developed a lot of different parts of the world over the years, it hasn’t… Read more »

Importance of Contributing to Reducing Plastic Production

AusPen Refillable Whiteboard Markers

Every year, Australians use approximately 1.3 million tonnes of plastic. However, almost 50 percent of that plastic is recycled, which prevents it from ending up in landfills where it can pollute the earth for years to come. Unfortunately, the bad news is that even though Australians recycle a lot of plastic, half of it does… Read more »

Nail Your Presentations with AusPen

Pre-presentation jitters? Don’t worry, AusPen has you covered with our 6 top ideas to help you calm your nerves, and ace your presentation without a hiccup! 1. Don’t Over Practice So you’ve probably been told your entire life that ‘practice makes perfect’, right? That may be true, but an over rehearsed speech can seem robotic… Read more »

5 Ways to participate on ‘World Environment Day’

World Environment Day June 5th 2017 is the United Nations’ annual celebration to raise global awareness of the environment and the need to take positive action to protect it. It is now celebrated in over 100 countries, with many people actively participating in local, national and global activities. The theme for 2017 is ‘connecting people… Read more »