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Should nature studies become a compulsory school subject?

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This article in The Conversation (21 March 2021) explores if it’s Time to make nature studies a compulsory school subject – before it’s too late.

Read More Published: 08.04.21

School puts Covid catch-up on hold for wellbeing in wellies

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This article in The Guardian (23 March 2021) describes an initiative at a Lancashire primary school named Wellbeing Welly Week, where pupils took part in a week doing mainly outdoor activities, with an emphasis on restoring well-being rather than academic attainment.

Read More Published: 07.04.21

Connecting diverse youth to outdoor careers

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This Children & Nature Network article (January 2021) explores individaul stories and different pathways to environmental and conservation careers, and the lack of diverse role models in these professions. 

Read More Published: 07.04.21

Research on Schools and Climate Change: Survey for 6th Form Students and Teachers

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Calling on teachers and students (16 – 18 years)! Why not take part in the UK wide youth survey contributing to research on how young people feel about the future and if school is preparing them for the future they see coming. The student survey is available…

Read More Published: 07.04.21

Clean up Scotland resources

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Useful resources from Keep Scotland Beautiful to make cleaning up your local area as easy as possible. You can download and print as many of these as you need.

Read More Published: 07.04.21

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