News

Tentsmuir Pavilion wins the Inspiring Learning Spaces Award!

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This SNH tweet (28 November 2019) shares the good news about Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve’s new building. For all the categories and shortlists, take a look at the Education Scotland Building Awards website

Read More Published: 04.12.19

#weevoicesbigactions

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Learning Through Landscapes have shared Wee voices big actions which encourages action on climate change for children and young people. 

Read More Published: 03.12.19

Make an apple bird feeder

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A simple activity from the RSPB to help fruit eating birds this winter, shared by Keep Scotland Beautiful in the Eco-Schools Newsletter December 2019. 

Read More Published: 03.12.19

Care Inspectorate Consultation – deadline 6th December 2019!

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The Care Inspectorate have produced a Consultation on the draft quality framework for early learning and childcare services. Do respond, especially if you are an advocate for outdoor learning and play, learning for sustainability and addressing climate change.

Read More Published: 03.12.19

Research suggests that nature nurtures children

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This news item from the Wildlife Trusts (7 November 2019) describes a report by UCL which reveals that wellbeing increased and children also gained educational, personal and social benefits, after spending time in nature.

Read More Published: 03.12.19

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