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New Professional learning resource to support outdoor learning in local spaces

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The Scottish Government school re-opening guide encourages outdoor learning opportunities, including the use of local spaces. Six new professional learning sessions, part of the Beyond Your Boundary resources suite, support teachers & educators through easy steps to learning in local greenspace. Why not share this Tweet with…

Read More Published: 06.08.20

Connection with nature in the UK during the COVID-19 lockdown

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A press release (6 August 2020) by University of Cumbria announces a new research report by Tania Lemmey. This finds that the increased time outdoors for many adults during lockdown has led them to notice and learn more about nature, value it more highly, want to care for…

Read More Published: 06.08.20

New Greenspace Map for Outdoor Learning launched for Scotland!

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Looking to get your class out into the fresh air for a spot of outdoor learning? The Greenspace Map for Outdoor Learning allows teachers, educators and others to quickly identify greenspaces close to their education establishment that may provide outdoor learning potential. Use Twitter? Share the news

Read More Published: 06.08.20

August 5th 2020 is #nationalplayday!

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Check out ideas for #OutdoorPlay for National Play Day and from Thrive_Outdoors@Thrive_Outdoors.

Read More Published: 05.08.20

10 Tips for Outdoor Learning in Scotland

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Rob Bushby makes some key points for Outdoor Learning & Curriculum for Excellence in Recovery Phase in this blog for the National Network for Outdoor Learning (NNOL), posted 4th August 2020.

Read More Published: 05.08.20

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 Scottish Natural Heritage Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland