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14thFebruary 2023

Growing up in Scotland: 2022 -26

14.02.23|Categories: Miscellaneous, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

The Scottish Government published Best Start: strategic early learning and school age childcare plan for Scotland 2022-26 (6 October 2022).  The report sets out how the benefits of  investment in 1140 hours of high quality funded early learning and childcare will be embedded. It also explains the approach to expanding [...]

20thOctober 2022

Let’s Talk Scottish Education – invitation from the Scottish Government

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

The Scottish Government is inviting everyone who has an interest in the future of our education system to join the National Discussion. Have your voice heard and help develop a vision for the future of education in Scotland. What kind of education, skills, knowledge and support do you think young people [...]

12thAugust 2021

Local authority guidance to nurture young people though contact with nature

12.08.21|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This briefing note for COSLA sets out key features and principles for Nature-based Solutions (NbS). It shows how these approaches contribute to a number of key Local Government priorities. Have a look at the  prominent section on learning and play outdoors in nature. There are also useful summary references to [...]