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It’s been a hot dry summer..so why not become a Water Explorer?

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Water Explorer encourages students aged 8-14 from 11 countries to take bold and powerful action to save precious water through fun, interactive water saving Missions. Can you make a team and compete with other schools around the world? The website offers case studies and teaching resources.

Read More Published: 18.07.18

Evaluation toolkit for residentials

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Learning Away has a free new evaluation toolkit to help make sure your residential is a brilliant one!

Read More Published: 18.07.18

How to convince your head to let you teach outside

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This TES article by Feline Charpentier (26 June 2018) provides some insights into the value of being outdoors in nature and some simple ideas on steps to get there.

Read More Published: 17.07.18

Mairi Gougeon MSP supports Outdoor Learning opportunities

Thursday 12th July 2018, Scotland’s New Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment announced more than £600,000 of funding for Outdoor Learning. Watch the video where she outlines the benefits to children and young people.

Read More Published: 17.07.18

Trust takes on 4 young mountain rangers to mark Year of Young People

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This latest news from the John Muir Trust (02 July 2018) introduces the four young people joining their team to work as conservation rangers in Scotland and England, showing just of the many ways the Trust is supporting Year of Young People in Scotland.

Read More Published: 17.07.18

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