4thJuly 2024

Insect Week Resources

04.07.24|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , |

The Field Studies Council (FSC) have been celebrating insect week in June. This yearly celebration of insects is part of the Royal Entomological Society #InsectWeek event. This includes fantastic Learning Resources. The FSC insect infographics help with insect identification. They can be used for personal reference or as teaching materials, [...]

14thMay 2024

Field Studies Council – Youth Learning Consultation for 16 – 25 year olds

14.05.24|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

The Field Studies Council are looking for ways to develop more inclusive, engaging and accessible youth learning opportunities. This survey aims to gather your thoughts on the key barriers to participation, assessing how fit for purpose the current offering is and providing a platform for young people to discuss their expectations. [...]

3rdApril 2024

Applications are open for the Young Darwin Scholarship

03.04.24|Categories: Funding, Training|Tags: , , |

If you're looking to gain experience for an environmental career, don't miss out on the opportunity to join our Young Darwin Scholarship — applications are now open! This unique opportunity from the Field Studies Council offers 16-25 year olds a 90% subsidised, Darwin-inspired scholarship, combining environmental education and ongoing support. [...]

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!