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Clackmannanshire gets learning outdoors

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Clackmannanshire Education Services have highlighted the important part outdoor learning has to play, including under the current coronavirus pandemic. This video shares their outdoor learning ethos, while another video shows the joy of being outdoors as pupils returned to school.

Read More Published: 08.10.20

#DiscoverLearnPlay

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The Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Learning Zone shares a wide range of fantastic activity ideas and resources to get children engaging with nature, and linked by age/ stage and to CfE

Read More Published: 08.10.20

#KnowTheCode - refreshed

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Do you know your rights and responsibilities outdoors? YoungScot, in collaboration with NatureScot, have launched a new campaign on the Scottish Outdoor Access Code. Alternatively, you can watch these 12 short narrated animation videos on YouTube. Enjoy Scotland’s great outdoors! 

Read More Published: 07.10.20

New poster supports safe Covid-19 practice with young children

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Care Inspectorate have shared a poster to help Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) settings keep children and families safe from the spread of COVID-19. It refers to how being outdoors can reduce transmission.  

Read More Published: 06.10.20

Taking youth work outdoors – watch this

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A training webinar hosted by YouthLink Scotland in partnership with John Muir Trust to offer youth workers in Scotland guidance in relation to the return of outdoor youth work, following lockdown restrictions imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic, is now available to watch via YouTube.

Read More Published: 06.10.20

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