Lots of positive actions in this Active Scotland Delivery Plan published today (Thursday, July 12, 2018) including an action to ‘ensure that outdoor learning is a focus for our pledge to increase the provision of free early learning and childcare provision to 1140 hours per year by 2020’.
With the planned expansion in early learning and childcare hours by 2020, the Care Inspectorate’s My World Outdoors resource is a positive and affirming document to support early years outdoors.
The Royal Horticultural Society are seeking people working in the horticulture industry from across the central belt to mentor small teams of secondary school students through their annual Green Plan It Challenge. Find more information here
This news item from Central Scotland Green Network (13 June 2018) describes how these East Renfrewshire primary pupils created their own edible vertical garden which they built with the help of a world-renowned landscape artist.