1stAugust 2023

How do we save our seas?

01.08.23|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , |

Did you know that our oceans occupy two-thirds of the total surface area of planet Earth? Discover more in this Field Studies Council blog (29 June 2023) from Gem Simmons (a tutor at Rhyd-y-Creuau). Explore the crucial role of marine ecosystems, the threats they are facing, and how we can [...]

7thJune 2023

Using the coast for outdoor learning?

07.06.23|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , |

Keep Scotland Beautiful has just announced the annual Scotland's Beach Awards 2023 celebrating the achievements of well managed beaches for people and the environment across the country. 52 beaches have been awarded excellence in three key areas: Access, facilities and safety Local environmental quality Community and heritage

9thFebruary 2023

Ocean-Friendly Schools Award available now!

09.02.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Check out the new Ocean-Friendly Schools Award developed by the Marine Conservation Society. This free, curriculum-linked initiative is all about inspiring and empowering young people to care for our ocean. The award has been designed to be run by a class, school council or eco team, and meets Eco-Schools requirements [...]

17thAugust 2022

Wild Things leader training Morayshire – coastal and woodland courses 2022 – 23

17.08.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , |

Wild Things offer the following courses: Course:  Woodland Activity Leader Training Price; £625 Description:  If you are interested in enhancing your skills to lead groups in a woodland environment, this course will provide you with the learning and knowledge you require. Woodland Activity Leader Training is an accredited outdoor learning [...]

2ndAugust 2022

Big Seaweed Search

02.08.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

Join this Natural History Museum Citizen Science seaweed project to monitor the effects of environmental change on Britain's sea life.  Explore the seashore and record the seaweeds that you find there, at any time of year.

12thJuly 2022

Upstream Battle Professional Learning

12.07.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , , |

Keep Scotland Beautiful are offering this professional learning opportunity for educators in the West Partnership The blended delivery programme covers source to sea litter, Learning for Sustainability and Circular Economy to engage young people in STEM. Starts w/c 19th September.

12thJuly 2022

International Biodiversity Lesson Plan Competition winners

12.07.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

Check out these lesson plans which provide teachers with activities to engage young people in biodiversity conservation actions. As part of the GAIA 20:30 Biodiversity Campaign, teachers from all over the world were invited to develop, test, and submit Biodiversity Lesson Plans with a focus on: Promoting sustainable management of [...]