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Glasgow Botanic Gardens Outdoor Classroom unveiled

Places

Greenspace Scotland’s June newsletter describes The Friends of Glasgow Botanic Gardens new outdoor classroom, unveiled as part of the 200th birthday celebrations of the Glasgow Botanic Gardens. The semi-enclosed Fern Garden area is suitable for both formal and informal groups.

Read More Published: 06.06.17

5th - 9th of June 2017 is Bike To School week

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Celebrate ‘Bike To School week’ with these Teacher resources and activities from Sustrans, including a debate about safety, a traffic survey, drawing your journey to school and other fun class activities. 

Read More Published: 06.06.17

Scottish Parliament Members debate Outdoor Learning

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Brian Whittle MSP raised this debate (motion S5M-05008) on Tuesday 16th May 2017, where the benefits of and barriers to outdoor learning were discussed. Read the full debate or watch it here.

Read More Published: 30.05.17

West Dunbartonshire Teachers win Nature Award – and Parliamentary recognition!

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This report describes how two teachers, who have been awarded Professional Recognition in Outdoor Learning from the General Teaching Council for Scotland, received congratulations from Parliament. Their outdoor learning practice was supported by the Teaching in Nature project, run by Scottish Natural Heritage in partnership with Loch Lomond…

Read More Published: 30.05.17

2018 Year of Young People launched!

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Have a look at the Scottish Government’s Year of Young People’s website to see what’s planned and how you can get involved. A strong youth voice for the environment is ReRoute, Scotland’s Youth Biodiversity Panel.

Read More Published: 04.05.17

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 Gardens SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland