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Amazing Things

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Why not celebrate achievement  by young people on your outdoor programmes or project with an award? The 4th edition of Amazing Things, the guide to youth awards in Scotland, has been launched by the Awards Network to coincide with the 2017 Scottish Learning Festival. Read more here.

Read More Published: 12.10.17

British Science week resources – 2017 and 2018

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The 2017 theme was “change” and encouraged young people to think about and investigate the changes happening in the world all around us; from seasons and climate, to materials and energy. Follow this link to find examples for early years, primary and secondary activity packs. Most of these…

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The Suez Communities Trust funds to improve public amenities including biodiversity

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Do you want to improve your local greenspace for learning? The Suez Communities Trust (formerly Sita) provides funds to not-for-profit organisations to improve public amenities, including the conservation of biodiversity. To be eligible, applicants needs to be a not - for profit organisations located within three miles of a…

Read More Published: 12.10.17

Stramash Outdoor Nursery gets thumbs up from Care Commission!

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This blog post from staff leaders at Stramash’s Outdoor Nursery site in Elgin shares the news that their nature-based and child–led learning approach has gained significant recognition from the Care Commission. Stramash is one of a growing number of Outdoor Nurseries, Forest and Nature Kindergartens in Scotland,…

Read More Published: 12.10.17

Connect with nature- free activity ideas from the Sensory Trust

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Great activities from the Sensory Trust designed to be suitable for a wide range of participants and to suit a variety of needs. Activities focus on engaging the senses and using nature and the outdoors.

Read More Published: 12.10.17

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