Look out for earthworms!


Earthworm Watch describes how you can contribute vital data to a nationwide scientific study, whilst learning how to improve soil and earthworm health in your school, garden or local area. Don't forget to also have a look at the great World Beneath Your Feet CfE resource!

Read More Published: 15.11.16

Funding Boost Grows Vertical Gardens in Schools

This article describes an educational greenspace initiative, bringing unique green spaces to Scottish schools with £5,000 of funding from the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) Ideas Fund. The winning project aims to bring a renowned Catalan landscape artist and designer and his ‘Edible vertical gardens’ to urban schools…

Read More Published: 03.11.16

Our Environment award 2016 celebrates innovative school kids

Look at the great winning ideas submitted by young people aged 6-18 on how they would improve their local environment! This competition is organised by Scotland’s Environment Web partnership. Congratulations to Nether Currie Primary School in Edinburgh, who received £1000 towards making their Muirwood Park flooding and…

Read More Published: 01.11.16

Are you harnessing pupil power?

Good quality outdoor learning takes a consultative and inclusive approach. This STRIDE magazine article focusses on participation and attainment in schools, how to make this meaningful, and foster a sense of belonging to the local and global community

Read More Published: 01.11.16

Imagine #NatureForAll


The #NatureForAll movement is an inclusive coalition of partners who represent a variety of sectors, aiming to bring new insights and strategies to the goals of raising awareness and facilitating experiences and connections with nature. IUCN videos, like this one delivered to the IUCN Assembly at the World…

Read More Published: 01.11.16

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