2ndNovember 2022

COP27 DYW Live Programme 14-17 November 2022

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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 [...]

9thAugust 2022

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

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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 [...]

4thAugust 2022

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

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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

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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

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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 [...]