News

Forest Kindergarten training opportunity

Training

Creative Star Learning Ltd’s latest bulletin includes this Forest Kindergarten training opportunity from Earthtime, to be held at their site in Duffus over three dates in the new year (13th February 2021, 2nd March 2021, 13th March 2021). 

Read More Published: 03.12.20

Second survey on COVID-19 Early years resilience and impact – deadline 7th December

Research

Public Health Scotland (PHS) is inviting parents and carers of children aged 2–7 to take part in a survey to find out how their families have been affected by the different restrictions announced as we continue to live with coronavirus. The survey will cover the themes of key…

Read More Published: 03.12.20

From little acorns….

Resources

A science poster resource shared by the Education Endowment Foundation exploring the thinking and learning around tree growth and carbon.

Read More Published: 03.12.20

‘Coronavirus should inspire us to rewild cities to better support our children’

Other

In this article in Child in The City (2nd December 2020) architect Cristina Monteiro argues that Coronavirus lockdowns have taught us the importance of having wild areas for children, and we should build on this and create a comprehensive strategy to rewild our cities. 

Read More Published: 03.12.20

Tree Council Branching Out Fund - still open!

Grants

Open to schools and community groups to deliver well planned tree projects - planting trees, creating orchards, hedging etc. £300 - £1500 (100% costs ex. VAT covered) can be applied for projects planting between November 2020 and March 2021.

Read More Published: 03.12.20

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