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

23rdMarch 2023

Forest school training opportunities 2023!

Checkout the following offers from FSTC:  FlexiFOLA Forest School Training May 2023 Jupiter Artland, East Calder - starting Tues 16 May (online) and Thurs 25 May (woodland) More information and booking forms can be found on the FSCT website 16-hr Forest School First Aid training May 2023 Bonaly Scout Centre, South Edinburgh  - [...]

23rdMarch 2023

Edinburgh Council: Outdoor Learning Challenge 2023 – invitation to providers

City of Edinburgh Council’s outdoor learning team are organising their Holyrood Park Outdoor Learning Challenge event on 26th & 27th September 2023. This event previously ran in 2018 & 2019 and each year was Scotland’s largest outdoor classroom event.  In 2019 more than 2,400 primary 6 pupils attended over the [...]

23rdMarch 2023

Learning About Forests (LEAF) – using nature as a classroom

Check out the LEAF learning programme delivered by this Keep Scotland Beautiful under Climate Action Schools.  The skills and knowledge can be acquired and applied in any natural environment. Anyone can take part in LEAF, no matter where they live. If you would join LEAF in August 2023, there is [...]

22ndMarch 2023

Women in Forestry Courses

Have you ever wanted to gain more knowledge or skills in Forestry? Funding is now available for women living in Scotland towards selected courses, including chainsaws use and maintenance, arboriculture, Emergency first aid at work + forestry to name a few. This programme provides women working in Forestry, or who [...]

30thNovember 2022

National STEM planner

The national STEM fortnightly planner has been developed to highlight exciting events and developments in STEM for practitioners across Scotland. This issue includes the STEM Nation Award, Secondary Science Network upcoming event, COP27, Meet the STEM Partners event and much more. Search the planner with key words, for example - [...]