30thNovember 2022

What’s stopping the widescale use of nature-based solutions in our towns and cities?

30.11.22|Categories: Places|Tags: , , , , , , |

This blog post from the Scottish Wildlife Trust explores why nature-based solutions are not being used more to help our towns and cities mitigate and adapt to climate change. A link is provided to the full repprt (November 2022). This ties in with the nature-based knowledge which need to be [...]

17thNovember 2022

Nature-based play: fostering connections for children’s wellbeing and climate resilience

17.11.22|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

This Nature-based Play publication (Candiracci, Sara et al, 2022) explores the important relationship between play, nature and climate resilience, considering the perspectives of leading urban development, early childhood, play and nature-based solutions experts. This is followed by case studies from cities around the world that demonstrate how local governments, business and [...]

2ndNovember 2022

COP27 DYW Live Programme 14-17 November 2022

02.11.22|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Join this 3 day programme on climate change and green jobs running during the COP27 Climate Summit. Countdown to COP27 - Learners and practitioners are encouraged to join this Education Scotland and e-Sgoil DYW LIVE themed week to learn about the crucial role that climate change and sustainability will play [...]

24thAugust 2022

Volunteering journeys: growing the youth volunteering generation

24.08.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , |

This research report (Carregha, Tania et al., Institute for Community Studies, 2022) can be found here. The report: explores young people's perceptions and experiences of volunteering, and ways to increase levels of volunteering by young people. outlines the background to the study, where the 'volunteering journey' is intended to encapsulate [...]

23rdAugust 2022

Eco-Schools Training Sessions 2022-2023 Sessions for educators PLUS new sessions for pupils!

23.08.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , |

Eco-schools are offering: Interactive online sessions to support Eco-Coordinators to deliver Eco-Schools in their context, plus new training sessions directed at pupils to support their Eco-Schools experience. For pupils, there are sessions introducing Eco-Schools, how to carry out your Environmental Review and Action Plan and Eco-Committee Meet & Greet sessions [...]