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22ndNovember 2022

Unlocking National Nature Reserves with the John Muir Award

22.11.22|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

The John Muir Trust has shared (September 2022) how the John Muir Award helps people benefit from and take care of our National Nature Reserves (NNR). These examples focus on NNR experiences within Scotland’s National Parks. This includes the Junior Ranger Programme in the Cairngorms National Park and Loch Lomond [...]

22ndSeptember 2022

Forest Kindergarten subsidiary courses: Fire and Tools – new training dates available + more

22.09.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , , |

These courses are being offered in various locations around Scotland. Dates, locations and booking details are as follows: Abriachan Forest Trust: Using Fire in Forest Kindergarten 29th of October 10-3pm- Abriachan Forest Classroom- book here Using Tools in Forest Kindergarten 12th November 10-3pm- Abriachan Forest Classroom- book here Shelters and [...]

2ndAugust 2022

Piloting a Transformative Evaluation approach – with an East Ayrshire P6 class and teacher

02.08.22|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

Read about a transformative evaluation approach that captures the impact of learning outdoors. The John Muir Award is used to inspire action for wild places, and narrow the poverty related attainment gap through improving young people’s health, literacy, and numeracy. You can also find the  school case study here.

12thJuly 2022

Holyrood Green Giant Awards 2022 – Get your nominations in by Monday 19th September!

12.07.22|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |

Youthlink Scotland news (12 July 2022) share information on Holyrood Green Giant Awards 2022. The different award categories celebrate the best within Scotland’s climate change movement. The Youth Champion Award focuses on the work of young people in galvanizing the climate change movement in Scotland. This award will recognise and [...]

15thJune 2022

OWL Scotland Bulletin June 2022 out now!

15.06.22|Categories: Events, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

This month’s bulletin includes an update from the OWL Scotland National Networking weekend, plus the launch of the Scottish Junior Forester Award. Find out about the joint North, South and West Coast networking event on the 18th of June and of course many updates from the local OWL Scotland groups. [...]