Visit the Outdoor Classroom Day website which also has a library of outdoor lesson ideas that you can access for free. Check out the map for schools taking part in Scotland and beyond.
A thought-provoking article in the Conversation (September 16th, 2019) by Ria Dunkley, Lecturer in Geography, Environment and Sustainability, University of Glasgow, on how we can educate to generate hope and empowerment in children and young people.
Take One Action shares films on a wide range of key social and environmental justice issues, from women’s empowerment to climate change, via access to education or food sustainability. These can be filtered for suitability for different age groups from 5 years upwards.
Education Scotland have shared this GenderEYS survey. Currently in the UK, only 2% of the early years workforce is male and Lancaster University has partnered with Fatherhood Institute to find out why. If you are a staff member or manager working in a Scottish nursery, GenderEYE want your…
Child in the City (September 20, 2019) reports on a Yale University study which showed that being brought up in an urban setting could ‘dramatically shape’ the behaviour and actions of children. Provided with permission from the Children & Nature Network.