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Teach The Future campaign

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This UK wide campaign by young people promotes the importance of climate education. In their TTF Scotland blog, advocates report a meeting (3 September 2020) with John Swinney, Scottish Depute First Minister and Education Secretary.

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John Muir Award Record eBook - experience, record & share

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Recently updated, why not sign up for an account for a JMA Record ebook to capture your experiences in nature? 

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Wild nature bolsters education recovery in Scotland

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The John Muir Trust (22 June 2020) shares their research which highlights the role for John Muir Award in restarting schools and improving equity in learning. 

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Early Learning and Childcare expansion example videos

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The Scottish Futures Trust have shared background information and three video case studies of completed ELC facilities, in South Ayrshire, East Ayrshire and Falkirk council areas. Watch practitioners and parents discuss the value of indoor-outdoor freeflow for young children and the value of these new centres within the…

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Tayside teachers pilot ‘STEM By Nature’

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John Muir Award news (5 August 2020) shares how this new programme of professional learning helps educators make connections between STEM skills, wild places and outdoor learning approaches.

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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