The Children & Nature Network share a ‘stats sheet’ for youth in nature, on their news round-up page. This includes research findings that 59% of young people feel “very worried” or “extremely worried” about climate change, according to a survey of 10,000 16- to 25-year-olds from 10 countries. It also [...]
School Outdoor Learning have shared this TES article about outdoor education. In particular, this quote stood out, "No research proves that forest school is any more beneficial than any other type of outdoor learning." The point being that all time spent learning outdoors is good for children and teachers. Forest [...]
Evidence has been shared which shows that exposure to airborne particulate matter is linked with impaired neuro-development and cognitive function. These findings demonstrate that roadside vegetation near playgrounds can be designed, installed and maintained to achieve rapid, significant and cost-effective improvement of air quality.
This Child in the City article (published 30-08-2022) shares the findings of a conclusion of a new partnership study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal). This latest study found that children who live surrounded by more natural spaces are more physically active, spend less time doing sedentary [...]
SILVIVA, the Swiss Foundation for Nature-based Education, together with the University of Education Heidelberg and more than 30 international experts, have published a new anthology. This brings together the most important research results and arguments why "outdoor learning" must be a central element of a viable education for the 21th [...]
This research report (Carregha, Tania et al., Institute for Community Studies, 2022) can be found here. The report: explores young people's perceptions and experiences of volunteering, and ways to increase levels of volunteering by young people. outlines the background to the study, where the 'volunteering journey' is intended to encapsulate [...]