1stAugust 2023

The Learning Places Scotland Conference Programme is LIVE!

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Checkout the Learning Places Scotland conference 2023 programme. Presentations and workshops celebrate the theme of ‘Connecting Learning Environments with Learning Experiences’. Plus, this event is CPD accredited! Presentations range from looking at the link between the learning estate and academic achievement and aspirations, additional support needs and accessibility, outdoor learning, the [...]

25thJanuary 2023

My Place Photography competition – Entries open for 2023!

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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, [...]

20thJanuary 2022

Birds and bees: why new buildings need to support the natural world

20.01.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , |

This article in The Conversation (19 January 2022) explores how buildings can be adapted to provide homes for species such as swifts, and bees.  Councils can do more to encourage developers to build sustainably and in nature-friendly ways (and this could include school buildings). NatureScot’s campaign also shows how you [...]

4thAugust 2021

My Place Photography Competition – deadline for entries 29th August 2021

04.08.21|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , |

Don't miss the submission deadline for the Scottish Civic Trust’s My Place Photography Competition! The theme for the 2021 competition is climate change, and there's still plenty of time to take part. This Scotland-wide built environment photography competition is for school age young people (4-18), and encourages them to explore the [...]