25thJanuary 2023

How spatial thinking could help children learn maths – and go on to use it in their careers

25.01.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |

This article in The Conversation (24 January 2023) explores the value of spatial thinking, with links to useful resources. Outdoors is of course a great context for learning and play around spatial reasoning. This will help children understand location, dimensions and properties of objects on both a small and large [...]

10thJanuary 2023

Ellie and Christina’s wild night out

10.01.23|Categories: Miscellaneous, Places|Tags: , , , , |

Learning for Sustainability Scotland signposted this great article in Scotland: The Big Picture.  It tells the story of how experiencing wildlife up close in the Cairngorms National Park helped steer two young conservationist, Ellie and Christina, into roles in a landscape-scale restoration project. They want the doors to such opportunities [...]

3rdNovember 2022

Thinking about a rural career? Check out this event on 9 November 2022

03.11.22|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |

Lantra Scotland is running an online event to promote the wide range of careers on offer in Scotland’s land-based, aquaculture and environmental conservation sector. VirtRural Careers will take place on Wednesday 9th November  from 10am. The event is open to anyone interested in finding out more about these careers, including [...]

9thAugust 2022

New careers resources to inspire more students to study geography and GIS

09.08.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |

Esri UK have announced a new Careers with GIS website (10 June 2022). This is designed to inspire more students to study geography and GIS at GCSE, A-level and degree level, by highlighting the rewarding and exciting careers that these subjects unlock. The rich variety of jobs included demonstrates how geospatial technology [...]