Out to Play - creating outdoor play experiences for children


The Scottish Government announced the publication of this great resource (21 December 2018) with practical guidance to support outdoor play in young children.  It is part of a suite of publications which support the planned expansion of free childcare in Scotland. 

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£140,000 to help more children learn outdoors


This news release from SNH (18 December, 2018) describes how seven projects have been awarded funds to encourage more children in Scotland to enjoy and learn about the outdoors in their local area. The grants have been given in the second and final round of the two-year Outdoor…

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First ever Eagles’ Schools initiative raises young conservationists


This news  release from SNH (18 December, 2018) describes the project and how sixteen primary schools in the Scottish Borders and the Highlands are among the first to take part in this new initiative. Read more here!

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Construction of new education pavilion for Tentsmuir begins

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This news  release from SNH (18 December, 2018) describes how pupils from Madras College, St Andrews have broken the ground for  this  architecturally-designed shelter which will provide a gathering place for schools, and as a focal point for all visitors to Tentsmuir Point.

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Scottish Outdoor Learning Research Hub meeting - ideas buzzing!

The latest SOLRH meeting (#SORLH) took place on 13th December 2018 hosted by Strathclyde University. A creative buzz of forward thinking was generated by the mix of university researchers, educators and outdoor learning/ learning for sustainability practitioners. More information can be found on the IOL Research Hub…

Read More Published: 14.12.18

Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry Commission Scotland Scottish Natural Heritage Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland