Take a look at this lovely interactive ThingLink visual and poem ‘flying among the trees’. It captures creative and powerful thoughts from the Children’s Parliament exploration of Learning for Sustainability with children and young people. One of the themed global icons helps us to ‘explore outdoor learning’ from perspective of [...]
Check out this project report and creative outputs. These share the fantastic work that the Children’s Parliament has been conducting on behalf of Scottish Government to gather views from children, young people and their educators on Learning for Sustainability. There is a children’s report and adult practitioners report.
This Child in the City article (published 30-08-2022) shares the findings of a conclusion of a new partnership study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal). This latest study found that children who live surrounded by more natural spaces are more physically active, spend less time doing sedentary [...]
New versions of the Place Standard tool have been developed for children and for young people. These tools are based on the core Place Standard tool but the theme names, questions and prompts have been adapted to be more accessible and appropriate for younger users. Find out more here.
How can we connect children and cities, disciplines and professionals to make better urban spaces for children from all backgrounds? What can we do to protect our children from past mistakes? How can we connect children to urban greenery to improve their health especially during lockdowns? Find out more here, with early bird registration here.
Play Scotland and A Place in Childhood offer introductory training on engaging children and young people on their local place. This online training takes place Wednesday 14 September 2022 09:30 – 12:30 (£45).
This Child in the City article (13 June 2022) has shared the news that the Scottish Government is providing funding to deliver UNICEF’s Rights Respecting Schools programme to 2,400 primary and secondary state schools across Scotland.
The Children’s Parliament have announced the release of their Climate Changemakers impact report (March 2022). This report captures the journey from their work from October 2020 to February 2022. Reflecting on experiences, this report highlights the process, learnings, reflections and impact so far, as well as recommendations for the future [...]