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Keep up to date on Learning for Sustainability in Scotland

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Useful Learning for Sustainability (LfS) links shared at the recent Education Scotland event #GettingReadyforCOP26, included the LfS BlogLfS Summary Page LfS and outdoor learning Wakelet (COP26 Wakelet coming soon). Check out @EdScotLfS #ThisisLfS #TimeforLfS #GettingReadyforCOP26

Read More Published: 06.05.21

New low-cost outdoor shelter design guide

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This resource has been added to Greenspace Scotland’s Better Outside Technical Resources list. 

Read More Published: 06.05.21

Support mental health through the Connect with Nature School Pack

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Mental Health Awareness Week 10th-16th May 2021 has a nature theme this year. The Connect with Nature School Pack has been created by the Mental Health Foundation and  is designed to be used in secondary schools, but with useful information for primary schools too. It is available for…

Read More Published: 06.05.21

Covid-19 Outdoor Education Recovery Fund

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YouthLink Scotland has announced that the £500,000 Outdoor Education Recovery Fund is now open for applications.  The aim of the fund is to support outdoor education specialists to deliver outdoor learning in partnership with school or other formal education settings. The deadline for applications is 12pm on Friday…

Read More Published: 06.05.21

Student primary teachers get serious about outdoor learning

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This article in the Queen Margaret University (QMU) online magazine (March 2021 -Issue 88) shares the great work  being done around training teachers to take pupils outside, as part of the University’s new BA (Hons) Education Studies (Primary).

Read More Published: 06.05.21

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