30thNovember 2023

‘Wild Winter’ photography competition

30.11.23|Categories: Events, Funding|Tags: , , |

To celebrate the start of the festive season, the Field Studies Council are running a ‘Winter Photography Competition on their Facebook and Instagram profiles. The theme is ‘Wild Winter. This offers the chance to win a £50 voucher which can be used towards a FSC course. Visit the FSC website for further details and [...]

7thNovember 2023

Practical fieldwork skills key to improving geography education for pupils

07.11.23|Categories: Miscellaneous, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

This Field Studies Council article (4 October 2023) notes a government report which shows more young people than ever are choosing to study geography. However, Andy Pratt, FSC director of education, is concerned that weaknesses with fieldwork noted in the report might be holding pupils back in the subject. Read more [...]

12thSeptember 2023

Young Darwin Scholarship 2023 – Summer of nature

12.09.23|Categories: Places|Tags: , , |

The Field Studies Council provide an update on their Young Darwin Scholarship programme 2023. They have welcomed 80 brilliant Young Darwin Scholars across five locations this summer to immerse themselves into learning about nature. From London to coastal Scotland, each group have had a rich and varied experience!

4thJuly 2023

Geography fieldwork resources – primary and secondary

04.07.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Field Studies Council (FSC) have announced the return of the Geographical Association’s annual celebration of fieldwork, #NationalFieldworkFortnight. Unfortunately this does not fit with the Scottish school holiday calendar. However, the FSC have put together some fantastic free resources and ways to get involved, at any time. These resources are [...]

6thJune 2023

Seeking teachers and lecturers for teacher focus groups!

06.06.23|Categories: Events, Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , , |

The Field Studies Council are currently recruiting for primary and secondary teachers and higher education lecturers to join their pool of contacts interested in completing short surveys or focus group discussions. The surveys and discussions will cover outdoor learning, residentials and related topics. Find out more and what this could [...]