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Become an architect for a day with Scotland’s Urban Past!

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Join a team of architects, archaeologists and historians to get a hands-on experience using real skills and techniques common to both Mackintosh and architects today on Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00 Scotland Street School Museum,Glasgow. Find more information here.
 

Read More Published: 21.06.18

The importance of time alone outdoors

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Are you a stressed-out teacher? This article Stressed Out? Go Outside, and Go Alone written by Brad Daniel, Andrew Bobilya and Ken Kalisch (City Lab June 5 2018) describes how spending time by yourself in nature is good for mental health, and can make you a better leader.…

Read More Published: 14.06.18

Changes to Scotland’s Early Learning and Childcare

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This Scottish Government website page provides the latest news on plans for early learning and childcare and links to relevant reports. Find the results of early learning and childcare trials, which include outdoor settings, and an action plan for 2017-18.

Read More Published: 14.06.18

Inspiring more play to keep Scotland’s children healthy!

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Fewer than 1 in 5 children in Scotland are meeting the minimum daily guidelines of one hour of physical activity. Raising Attainment through Active Play from Inspiring Scotland describes the health costs arising from sedentary childhood behaviour and approaches to supporting Active Play and its benefits.

Read More Published: 14.06.18

How to communicate conservation? Framing Nature Toolkit released

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This Public Interest Research Centre Framing Nature toolkit builds on the work of Common Cause for Nature concentrating on the practical application of communication tools in conservation. This would be a great resource for Environmental Science students exploring links between language, literacy and environmental ethics.

Read More Published: 14.06.18

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