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

20thJanuary 2022

Forest Kindergarten in the UK

This Learning Through Landscapes (LTL) blog post summarises the history of Forest Kindergarten in the UK. This includes details about routes to gaining the Forest Kindergarten Qualification and training opportunities.

6thJanuary 2022

OWL Scotland Networking Event 2022, 18-20 February

Sign up for the annual OWL networking event due to take place at Dounans Outdoor Centre in Aberfoyle. The event provides a great opportunity to gain new ideas and inspiration, as well as the chance to network with others. This event aims to add to your practical skills, or give you [...]

6thJanuary 2022

Online Introduction to the John Muir Award, 25 January, 09.30

Join the John Muir Trust for a 2.5 hour training session aimed at anyone who wants to develop and lead John Muir Award activity, or as a refresher. One of a number of courses shared in the January 2022 news roundup from LfS Scotland.

6thJanuary 2022

Plantlife spring events programme

Plantlife are offering mix of talks and workshops covering plant identification, conservation, arts and culture throughout February, through their digital events series  Spring into action with Plantlife.

21stDecember 2021

Eco-Schools Training Spring 2022

Training dates are now available for the Spring term on the Eco-schools webpage. Keep an eye out on the webpages for the new CPD Course for Early Years and Primary Schools: Environmental Crisis & Climate Action.

16thNovember 2021

Climate Emergency training for youth workers

YouthLink Scotland are providing training as part of the COP26 Scottish Youth Climate Programme, with Young Scot and Keep Scotland Beautiful. This course is accredited by the Carbon Literacy Project and successful participants will receive a Carbon Literacy certificate. See further details on the  Full day course: Wednesday 25 November - 9.30am - 5pm.