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Grounds for Learning are now Learning Through Landscapes in Scotland!

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Check out their fantastic new website and resources! 

Read More Published: 12.03.19

Local greenspaces important for children of all ages and backgrounds

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This press release from Natural England (5 March 2019) shares new data which finds that 70% of all children in England under the age of 16, and 64% of young people aged 16-24 are said to be spending time outside at least once a week. However, there are…

Read More Published: 06.03.19

New Forestry Strategy sets out long term vision

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This Press release (5 February 2019) launched the new Scotland’s Forestry Strategy. One of the three 10-year objectives for Scotland’s forests and woodlands is ‘to increase their use to enable more people to improve their health, well-being and life chances’. This should be of interest to educators promoting…

Read More Published: 05.03.19

RSPB offer free school outreach visits to connect young people with nature

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Are you a school in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen/ Aberdeenshire?
RSPB are offering trained educators visits to primary school or early years setting, to work with teachers and pupils in their school grounds, from a selection of topics.

Read More Published: 05.03.19

OWL Scotland January-February bulletin out now!

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Don’t miss updates and training calendars from the local groups, updates on resources, funding, training and information on how to enter Scottish Finest Woods Awards for Schools 2019.
The bulletin can be downloaded here.

 

Read More Published: 05.03.19

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