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Young researchers sharing environmental impacts at Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Events

Join this online event (27 October 1.30 - 4.30pm) where young researchers from On Our Wave Length, a youth-led research project examining environmental impacts in their coastal communities will share their findings and learning as part of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival. This is a ticketed event,…

Read More Published: 20.10.20

Screen David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet film in your school or community

Resources Events

WWF invite you to join a student-led action plan to implement change in your school and community to restore and protect nature. See Screenings in schools, or Hosting a screening for all the resources you might need to host a screening. Check out Terms and conditions, which…

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Forest-based children’s play yards can boost their immune systems

Research Other

Child in the City (15 October 2020) report on an experimental study by the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) which showed that the immune system of daycare children aged three to five improved when forest undergrowth, lawn turf and planter boxes were added to yard areas of daycare…

Read More Published: 15.10.20

NOT making the cut – biodiversity and learning benefits

Resources

This case study from East Ayrshire demonstrates how the learning value and biodiversity of school estates has been improved, with changes to grass cutting management co-created with young people.

Read More Published: 15.10.20

Interested in Outdoor Learning with a focus Additional Support Needs?

Training Events

Check out this Education Scotland webinar taking place on 28 October at 3.30pm. Discover from a range of practitioners how children and young people with additional support needs experience outdoor learning. 

Read More Published: 15.10.20

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