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Stop telling kids to “be careful!” – and what to say instead

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Are you concerned about supporting risky play safely outdoors? This great article from Backwoods Mama (February 6, 2018) on raising outdoor kids, includes a helpful list of suggested phrases to use instead of ‘be careful’ that can foster awareness and help children problem solve.

Read More Published: 22.02.18

YOYP: EAUC Sustainability Career Guides

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Are you a young person interested in sustainability and finding a job in this sector? The EAUC Sustainability Careers Guide has been developed to cover the three topics of Understanding, Preparing and Winning a job in sustainability; helping support both advisors and students through the careers journey with…

Read More Published: 21.02.18

Scotland is more green than grey!

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The recent Third State of Scotland’s Greenspace report shows that “urban Scotland is more green than grey with over 50% of our urban land area being greenspace. At 1,593 square kilometres, that’s an area 22 times the size of Loch Lomond.” Good news for schools interested in using…

Read More Published: 15.02.18

Nature conservation and natural capital

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This blog post from Scottish Natural Heritage on February 1, 2018, describes a young person’s experience as a graduate placement with SNH and his work as an economist.

Read More Published: 15.02.18

YOYP: Dreaming of auks

This blog post from Scottish Natural Heritage on February 7, 2018, describes a PhD student’s journey from university studies to Work Placement experience with SNH in 2014-15.

Read More Published: 15.02.18

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