grounds

24thAugust 2021

Islay’s flowering verges

24.08.21|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , |

This post in Scottish Pollinators (23 August 2021) describes how simple changes in verge management on Islay reaps huge benefits for pollinators, and adds to the beauty of the island. Why not try something like this in your school grounds and routes to school?

12thAugust 2021

Training to support your outdoor practice

12.08.21|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , |

Learning Through Landscapes have shared an update on their training programme. This includes foundation training for both early years practitioners and primary and secondary school teachers. Also available is subject-specific training, covering maths at early years and primary and literacy at early years and primary. Check out their training page [...]

11thAugust 2021

Nature Connectedness and Biophilic Design

11.08.21|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , |

This blog post in Finding Nature, (21 June, 2021) explores the design principles which can connect us to nature, and the research behind this. It advocates using the pathways to nature connectedness to enact biophilic design principles, and direct experiences through environmental affordances, and provides guidance and ideas for those using [...]

4thAugust 2021

School Grounds Conference

04.08.21|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , |

Book here for Learning Through Landscape’s 2021 ISGA conference for educators, teachers and design professionals. This takes place on 23 and 24 September in Stirling. You can attend in person or online.