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4thAugust 2022

Developing nature based skills in young people and connecting children to nature in urban settings

04.08.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cities Connecting Children to Nature have shared some great resources. These are designed  to support those working to connect urban children to nature and develop outdoor nature based skills in young people.  The strategic toolkit and guidance document are set in the US context, but will be of value to [...]

10thMarch 2022

Sustainability and Climate Change – FSC Millport 1-5th August 2022

10.03.22|Categories: Events, Training|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This residential Field Studies Centre (FSC) course offers young people the chance to gain the knowledge and skills to take climate action back to their communities, talk more confidently on the issues and to make a positive and long-lasting impact. This residential is designed for Higher and Advanced Higher / [...]

21stDecember 2021

Skills needed for jobs in Scotland’s nature-based sector – conference report

21.12.21|Categories: Events, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

The Scotsman has shared this Sustainable Scotland conference report: What is needed for a nature-based green economy (30 November 2021). At this event, Claudia Rowse, head of sustainability at NatureScot, warned that the existing nature-based workforce was “insufficient in capacity, skills and training” to help tackle the climate crisis and [...]

9thDecember 2021

Skills needed for jobs in Scotland’s nature-based sector – conference report

09.12.21|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

This Sustainable Scotland conference report: What is needed for a nature-based green economy article is published by The Scotsman (30 November 2021). It features Claudia Rowse, head of sustainability at NatureScot who addresses how we should tackle the climate crisis and support green economic recovery.  She notes that that the [...]

14thOctober 2021

A dream job in river restoration

14.10.21|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , , , |

An environmental conservation apprentice shares his work experience in this NatureScot guest blog with Lantra Scotland (14 October 2021).  His job is to restore Scotland’s rivers with the Forth Rivers Trust. Find out about his journey into a conservation career, and pick up some tips,

30thSeptember 2021

Countdown to COP – One month to go: check out these resources!

30.09.21|Categories: Resources, Training|Tags: , , , , |

The United Nations COP26 Climate Summit starts on 01 Nov 2021. Education Scotland has been working with key partner organisations to provide support and resources to help education settings and learners engage in the five key climate education themes of the COP26 Conference: nature, clean transport, energy transition, finance, adaptation [...]