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

9thApril 2024

Inclusion in Green Jobs

This Nesta summary report on Inclusion in Green Jobs (November 2023) is based on interviews with 16 UK women actively seeking work or education. The study aimed to understand barriers and facilitators influencing women’s interest in green skills training compared to men. This highlights the need to share information on [...]

9thApril 2024

University of Edinburgh explores learning in the outdoors

Take a look at this great web based resource developed by Edinburgh Earth Initiative at the University of Edinburgh:  Integrating nature based and outdoor learning in HE Discover ways of conceptualising this type of learning, and practical guidelines, site details, and resources to enable educators to transform where and how [...]

3rdApril 2024

Applications are open for the Young Darwin Scholarship

If you're looking to gain experience for an environmental career, don't miss out on the opportunity to join our Young Darwin Scholarship — applications are now open! This unique opportunity from the Field Studies Council offers 16-25 year olds a 90% subsidised, Darwin-inspired scholarship, combining environmental education and ongoing support. [...]

3rdApril 2024

The Power of Playing Outdoors – Sunday 21st April, 9.30am (online)

This Play Scotland workshop (with fee) aims to help you discover the power of outdoor play and learn why it is so important for our children’s health and wellbeing. Suitable for anyone working with children. Book online Find all Play Scotland training events here.

13thMarch 2024

The Green Team Edinburgh – update

The Green Team have shared their 2023 Impact Report. Find out the latest news and events, including volunteering opportunities. Stay connected and sign up for the Green Team bulletins here.

7thFebruary 2024

Woodland training and workshops available in 2024

Forest School Training Collaborative are offering training sessions for Forest School FOLA (all levels and step ups), Outdoor Woodland First Aid, and Woodland Workshops. See below or email Forest School Training Collaborative. Note these sessions are charged. Forest School (FOLA) from April 2024, invoice on booking. Blended in person full-day [...]