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

1stDecember 2021

Aberdeen’s local parks get a boost for pollinators

A very active group of volunteers work every Saturday morning to improve Aberdeen’s local parks. This post by Scottish Pollinators (25 November 2021) describes how their gardening work has helped pollinators. Schoolchildren have also got involved – but the best bit for them is finding worms!

1stDecember 2021

A COP26 legacy for youth workers

Youthlink Scotland’s Learning for Sustainability team has developed a new resource for youth workers.  Where to Start? Creating a legacy for COP26, aims to help youth workers support young people build on the momentum gained from COP26,  and take the next steps in their climate social action.

18thNovember 2021

Talking Climate Change

School Outdoor Learning have put together some great resources across the internet for talking about climate change.

18thNovember 2021

Weighing up risks and benefits in children’s play

Child in the City (12 November 2021) share this new guidance document from Play Wales, written by Tim Gill. It is designed to set out ‘why a balanced, thoughtful approach to managing risks in children’s play is needed’. It also aims to give an overview of risk-benefit assessment (RBA).