Miscellaneous

Find updates on play, learning, and the environment, from across the wider network in Scotland – and beyond.

17thMay 2022

Designing places for people who live there (with nature)

The Guardian online has shared this graphic novel-style article on urban nature (28 March 2022).  This might be useful to share with young people on how we should design cities for people who live there. This can help with resilience in the face of climate change, community needs, and how [...]

17thMay 2022

Eco-Schools Survey: Please tell us what you think

Help make Eco-Schools the best it can be! Keep Scotland Beautiful and Eco-schools Scotland are looking for feedback from all Scottish schools, whether you have been in the Eco-Schools programme for years, or are just starting out.  Whether your school has had a Green Flag Award in the past, or never [...]

17thMay 2022

Why do insects lose their wings?

This post in Scottish Pollinators (12 May 2022) explores the evolutionary journey of insects, and why some have taken the flightless pathway.

10thMay 2022

Forest School Job Opportunity, Morayshire

The Forest School Association have shared news that Earthtime For All Ltd, Duffs, Elgin are looking to appoint an Earthtime Lead Officer. The closing date is 20th May 2022. Link for more information and how to apply.

10thMay 2022

Climate Ready School Grounds project

Learning through Landscapes and Architecture & Design Scotland are collaborating on the ‘Climate Ready School Grounds’ project through 2022-23. The project will connect the Scottish Learning for Sustainability, Learning Estate Strategy and Climate Change Plan. This will be done through consultation and collaboration, and sharing guidance with both architects and [...]