Learning Through Landscapes have announced the arrival of their Climate Ready School Grounds project! This exciting collaboration with Architecture & Design Scotland explores using school grounds to address the impacts of climate change whilst creating outdoor environments that support learning and play. Discover a suite of resources to help schools, [...]
This Child in the City article (22 June 2023) explores why some new schools have to go up. This recently published Australian study surveyed students at three vertical schools. The author points out that ‘While vertical schools generally have limited space on school grounds, they are usually built in central urban [...]
The Blueprint Challenge: A Future High Street project, TechFest, supported by Bluewater, challenges S3/S6 students to redesign a local high street and create a space that allows society to thrive whilst simultaneously celebrating the natural world. This project spans a range of different disciplines (engineering, architecture, art and design, health and wellbeing, etc.). It [...]
This article in The Conversation (19 May 2023) describes How mid-century Amsterdam built 700 doorstep playgrounds – and then forgot about them. It describes how the modern movement of urban planning and architecture placed children at its centre.
Check out this Historic Environment Scotland news article (21 April 2023) which describes new cross-curricular activities and resources, developed in partnership with Glasgow Science Centre. These highlight key aspect technology played in the construction and preservation of Scotland’s historical sites.
My Place Photography is an annual competition run by the Scottish Civic Trust that encourages young people aged 4-18 to explore their local buildings, places and archaeology. The theme for 2023 was My Place, My Space, My Story. View the 2023 gallery here
A wee reminder to get your entries in for the 2023 My Place Photography competition! Entries will close at 11:59pm on 27th March 2023. My Place Photography Competition encourages young people aged 4-18 in Scotland to explore their local buildings, places and archaeology. The theme for 2023 is My Place, [...]
Services supporting outdoor learning are provided by these Scottish organisations.