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Attainment through outdoor learning

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A Learning Outside the Classroom news item (February 2018) highlighted Education Scotland's project report on an aim to raise attainment in literacy and numeracy through “Outdoor Learning Hubs” in Livingston, West Lothian. In a 12 week programme (two hrs per week) with 80% delivery on school grounds, children…

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Get outside on 17th May for Outdoor Classroom Day 2018!

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Sign up your school to join the global movement! Visit the website for further information and resources (and make every day outdoor classroom day…) Watch this video for inspiration and make some global connections with your class. Can we have a Scottish flag on this next year?

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Toolkit to engage young people in decision making

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Follow the link for more information about this EU toolkit developed by Eurochild, (published March 2018) aimed at helping children and young people become involved in the decisions that affect their lives, shared by Child in the City.

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Engaging Young People to Promote Responsible Access

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A review of some of the ways children and young people benefit from outdoor access, the access code and access rights in Scotland, in this Scotland’s Nature blog post (29th March 2018).

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Schools invited to join Edinburgh shoreline survey

Do you want to join the Shoreline project, explore and help conserve nature along Edinburgh’s 27 km shoreline and share this experience in a major exhibition at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh? Follow this link to find out more.

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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