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FSC Youth Council applicants welcomed

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Field Studies Council (FSC) are on the search for 16-25 year olds who are passionate about the environment and would like to be a voice and representative for young people on FSC’s new Youth Council.

Read More Published: 04.03.21

Spotlight on equity and outdoor learning experiences

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This article on Scotland’s National Improvement Hub references the many and wide ranging benefits of outdoor learning experiences for children and young people, including its potential to raise attainment, narrow poverty-related gaps, improve wellbeing, support engagement and promote wider achievement. Find links to useful references and resources, including…

Read More Published: 04.03.21

Applications for young people’s forest panel now open!

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Young Scot Hive (#YSHive) and YouthLink Scotland, supported by founding partners including NatureScot, are looking for 15 young people from across Scotland to be part of the Young People’s Forest Panel.   If you are aged between 11 to 26 years old, and live anywhere in Scotland, find out…

Read More Published: 04.03.21

Phase 2 of the return to in-person learning in Scotland

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The latest Scottish Government guidance for preparing in-school and remote learning for S1 - S6, includes references to the role and opportunities provided by using your outdoor spaces.

Read More Published: 04.03.21

Primary nature Live – watch again, and sign up for more!

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Check out these series of free YouTube sessions for primary age children from the Field Studies Council, available to watch again. Sign up for FSC Natural History Live sessions over the coming months. 

Read More Published: 04.03.21

Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry and Land Scotland Scottish Forestry NatureScot Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland