12thMay 2022

Early learning and childcare (ELC) resources from Education Scotland

12.05.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |

Access a virtual tour of inspiring examples of nature-based, child-led learning from across Scotland’s ELC sector and childcare provision. These short videos highlight how ELC settings used quality improvement methodology to increase time spent outdoors. Outdoor learning was also the subject of an ELC Quality Improvement Learning Exchange webinar in [...]

26thApril 2022

Forest Kindergarten Training – more dates added!

26.04.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , , |

Check out the extra dates added offered by Learning Through Landscapes for  SQA Forest Kindergarten training. These include venues in Scotland. The Forest Kindergarten Award has been designed to meet the needs of early years practitioners to support regular visits to local outdoor spaces for learning and play. This is [...]

6thApril 2022

Outdoor Challenge: Special Report – A taste for adventure… and risk

06.04.22|Categories: Miscellaneous, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

How can organised outdoor spaces compensate for children’s lack of risk and challenge in everyday life?  Nursery World (March 29, 2022) explores this topic, with input from the Forest School Association. Sara Knight explores Forest School perspective on risk in this Early Education article .

10thMarch 2022

Free Forest Kindergarten Subsidiary Courses

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

Bookings are now open for Woodland Ecology and Shelters & Knots courses in various locations in Scotland. Courses will allow participants the opportunity to increase skills and provide many opportunities to ask questions on how to use woodlands for your groups in sustainable and engaging ways. There is no charge [...]