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Covid-19 survey shows the importance of being outdoors for children

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Natural England People and Nature Covid-19 survey (July 2020) results includes an increase in the percentage of adults who think that learning outside or about nature is especially important for their child at this time, with nearly half of adults with children believing their child seems happier when…

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Health and wellbeing resources

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Education Scotland have shared a range of suggestions for learning activities in health and wellbeing across all levels. Most of these activities can be effectively delivered outdoors.

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Learning for sustainability and IDL learning resources

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Education Scotland have shared interdisciplinary learning resources and activities centred on ‘thriving’ in challenging circumstances and sustainability, for progression through every level. Many of these can be applied in an outdoor context.

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My School My Planet project launched by LTL

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This £275k pilot project aims to support schools during the COVID-19 crisis by re-engaging pupils with their school environment, supporting their wellbeing and encouraging a greater connection to their natural heritage through the delivery of an outdoor education programme. The initial focus is on improving the outcomes of…

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Free #LoveTheOutdoorsWebinar 1 October 2020

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Sign up for Learning Through Landscapes webinar Education in a post-COVID world: Taking learning and play outdoors. Outdoor learning and play experts will share practical advice on how schools can use time outdoors to address current challenges.

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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