29thNovember 2023

Women in Forestry Practical Training Fund

29.11.23|Categories: Funding, Training|Tags: , , , , |

The Women in Forestry Practical Training Fund has been established to support the personal development of women (over 16 years old), providing them with additional skills to progress their careers and employment opportunities in forestry beyond their current role. Find out about other funding badges via Skills Hub Scotland.

29thNovember 2023

Young people – green skills, careers and employability

29.11.23|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , |

Outdoor learning can support connection to nature and interest in working in and for the environment. Youthlink Scotland have developed some useful resources to help address the issues for young people interested in these career paths: Green Employability. What is a green job, and what skills can young people develop [...]

7thNovember 2023

OPAL Mentor (East/North Scotland) Vacancy

07.11.23|Categories: Events, Miscellaneous|Tags: , , |

Play Scotland are recruiting an OPAL Mentor (East/North Scotland).  OPAL – Outdoor Play and Learning - CIC is the UK's leading, award-winning organisation providing school improvement through play. As an OPAL Mentor, you will be working independently with primary school staff, guiding them through the 18-24-month strategic OPAL programme. The [...]

10thOctober 2023

Churchill Fellowships now open to applications!

10.10.23|Categories: Miscellaneous, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Churchill Fellowships are open to all UK adult citizens, regardless of background, qualifications or age. Churchill Fellowships are looking for people with the passion and potential to make a real difference, from every part of society. A range of eligible Programmes include: Caring for our natural environment Climate change Education [...]

14thSeptember 2023

New skills and career pathways for greenspace

14.09.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , |

New skills and career pathways for greenspace have been shared by Greenspace Scotland. This initiative by Borders College and SRUC will make skills, learning and career pathways easier to find and follow on topics relevant to a wide range of greenspace and workforce needs. This offers pathways for those in [...]