Education Scotland

27thJune 2023

Scotland’s Learning for sustainability Action Plan 2023 – 2030


“Target 2030”, Scotland's Learning for sustainability Action Plan 2023 - 2030, is a movement for people, planet and prosperity. The refreshed action plan places sustainability at the centre of the Scottish education system. It was launched by the Scottish Government in June 2023. It includes an ambitious commitment to ensure [...]

1stJune 2023

A summary of outdoor learning resources


This Education Scotland page provides a summary of key information, guidance, resources and exemplification relating to outdoor learning. These resources are for practitioners from all sectors and also educational decision-makers and leaders.

14thOctober 2021

Nature Scot and CLD Outdoor Learning 19 November 2021


This Education Scotland webinar is for Community Learning and Development (CLD) practitioners or educators. The focus of this event is on resources for green recovery, learning outdoors and health activities in the outdoors. Find out about environmental volunteering and the John Muir Award. Explore how nature, health and wellbeing and [...]

24thFebruary 2021

EAC LOST resources and information


An excellent selection of resources to support outdoor learning from East Ayrshire’s LOST team, including a link to a fantastic overview of Outdoor Learning in Scottish Education, also available as a You Tube video.

15thOctober 2020

Outdoor Learning with a focus on Additional Support Needs webinar 28 October 2020


This Education Scotland webinar is taking place on 28 October at 3.30pm. Participants will hear from a range of practitioners on how children and young people with additional support needs experience outdoor learning. The webinar will include a focus on outdoor learning within primary and secondary schools and settings which [...]

10thSeptember 2020

Health and wellbeing resources


Education Scotland suggestions for learning activities in health and well-being across all levels. Most of these activities can be effectively delivered outdoors.

10thSeptember 2020

Learning for sustainability and IDL learning resources


Education Scotland interdisciplinary learning resources and activities centred on ‘thriving’ in challenging circumstances and sustainability, for progression through every level. Many of these can be applied in an outdoor context.