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4thJuly 2024

July 2024 news round-up from Learning for Sustainability Scotland out now!

Check out the policy, training, research and funding news in the latest LfSS July 2024 bulletin. This includes 'Nature's Classroom: tackling the climate and nature crises through Scotland's schools' where Professor Pete Higgins from The University of Edinburgh and Learning for Sustainability Scotland shares his thoughts on Learning for Sustainability [...]

4thJuly 2024

Clear science for clean air – teaching air quality in schools

SEPA describe how they celebrated Clean Air Day with an interactive day at the Glasgow Science Centre. Watch their Youtube video. Over 800 pupils took part in a selection of experiments from data mapping to throwing air pollution ping pongs balls in the 'Our Amazing Air' science show. Pupils have [...]

4thJuly 2024

Youth Work & Schools Collaborative: Youth Awards and Personal Achievement: September 2024

This Youthlink Scotland event will explore how youth work, youth awards and schools can collaborate in the design and delivery of a curriculum that offers young people opportunities for personal learning and skills development. Date:  11 September 2024 Time:  15:00 - 17:00 Type:  online Webinar Organiser:  YouthLink Scotland Cost:  Free

4thJuly 2024

Clean Air Day – what are schools doing with SEPA?

20th June was Clean Air Day. Through a programme of education workshops and events, SEPA have: Engaged with over 2,000 pupils this school term. Brought the impact of our decisions to life through an interactive air quality exhibit. Launched new tools for pupils to see the data from their own [...]

4thJuly 2024

Mucky, Messy and Marvellous

If you enjoyed the Royal Highland Show  this year, hopefully you didn’t miss Peatland ACTION’s activities in The Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) Centre. Read more about engaging children with Peatland ACTION in this NatureScot post (21 June 2024).