The John Muir Trust have shared how the Scottish Government Cross Party Group heard from Ardroy Outdoor Education Centre who shared good practice through their John Muir Award case study. See the Proposed Schools (Residential Outdoor Education) (Scotland) Bill here.
Outdoor learning can support connection to nature and interest in working in and for the environment. Youthlink Scotland have developed some useful resources to help address the issues for young people interested in these career paths: Green Employability. What is a green job, and what skills can young people develop [...]
Youthlink Scotland have shared their Annual Report 2022/23. This includes reference to their links with outdoor contexts including: Contributing to Outdoor Learning Network Recognition of youth work's adaptability through digital, outdoor, and other programs during the Covid-19 period. Participation in the National Outdoor Education Advisory Group Contributing to creating outdoor [...]
The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) have published a new guidance report, “Improving Primary Science”, complete with six practical, evidence-based recommendations to support primary science teachers and leaders in making meaningful improvements to their current science teaching provision. One of these recommendations includes linking science learning to relevant, real-world contexts e.g. “Taking [...]
TEESNet (Teacher Education for Equity and Sustainability) have shared this online ET (Elephant Times) magazine. Elephant Times 4.2 Seeking Conversations Education and Climate Crisis aspires to stimulate conversations within the education community and with those concerned about, or campaigning on, climate issues. It highlights the needs of learners, the role [...]