environment

30thNovember 2022

Leading young people towards environmental action – GEO-6 for Youth

30.11.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you a young person interested in developing your skills and understanding of environmental issues? GEO-6 for Youth (UNEP) is a one-stop-shop for a young person to: understand the state of the environment what they can do every day to drive markets to adopt environmentally sustainable products and services learn [...]

2ndNovember 2022

Links between natural environments, learning and health: evidence briefing (Evidence information note no EIN063)

02.11.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

This Natural England report (Dillon, Justin; Lovell, Becca, 2022) explores evidence on the impacts of learning in natural environments on learning processes and outcomes, and on health outcomes. It outlines the background to the briefing, indicating that it updates the original evidence briefing provided by Natural England in 2016 - [...]

20thOctober 2022

Join the Litter Pick & Play project!

20.10.22|Categories: Events, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Are you working with children and young people to improve their local environment to increase and improve their play? Play Scotland invite you to get involved in their Litter Pick & Play campaign. They include a handy toolkit on their webpage. This is part of the International Play Association Triennial World [...]

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 [...]

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.

26thJuly 2022

Our Rights, Our Planet Online Training

26.07.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , , |

On 12 July 2022, Articolo12, Children’s Environmental Rights Initiative (CERI), Terre des Hommes (TdH) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) launched “Our Rights, Our Planet”. This offers free training for young people to learn about and stand up for their environmental rights! The training is available online and offline. [...]

12thJuly 2022

2022 Young Reporters Winners Announced

12.07.22|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |

Eco-Schools have congratulated four 2022 Young Reporters for the Environment Winners!  The following entries have been chosen as Scottish winners: Best Article (11-14 years) - F Gibb, Stirling High School: How Sustainable is F1? Best Article (15-18 years) - N Kirk, Clydeview Academy: Failing Our Future Best Video (11-14 years) - Mrs Sim's P7 [...]