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

28thSeptember 2023

Next steps for beavers

Beavers could be a step closer to returning to the Cairngorms National Park after an absence of 400 years, with the Cairngorms National Park Authority about to submit a licence application to allow for their release in the Park. Read more here.

21stSeptember 2023

Where does your city rank for green space in 2023?

The Outdoor Recreation Network has shared the latest data from Ordnance Survey (OS) showing the percentage of Britain’s cities devoted to green spaces to encourage residents to go out and enjoy them. OS revealed a 2023 ranking list for every community granted city status in England, Scotland and Wales, showing [...]

21stSeptember 2023

Make space for girls: the research background 2023

The Knowledge Exchange has shared the Make Space for Girls report. This provides an overview of existing evidence on teenage girls' access to and use of parks. The report highlights the work of the Make Space for Girls project which campaigns to ensure that parks and open spaces are designed [...]

14thSeptember 2023

Share YOUR Learning for Sustainability Story on the LfSS interactive map!

Be inspired by stories of sustainability from across Scotland – and beyond – by visiting Learning for Sustainability Scotland’s Stories sharing platform. LfSS invite all members to add their own stories (all stories are read and moderated before becoming ‘live’.) Why don’t you add your story to those from other schools?

12thSeptember 2023

Young Darwin Scholarship 2023 – Summer of nature

The Field Studies Council provide an update on their Young Darwin Scholarship programme 2023. They have welcomed 80 brilliant Young Darwin Scholars across five locations this summer to immerse themselves into learning about nature. From London to coastal Scotland, each group have had a rich and varied experience!