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22ndSeptember 2022

Free trees!

22.09.22|Categories: Funding, Resources|Tags: , , , |

Now in its eight year, the I Dig Trees campaign from TCV and OVO Energy is providing free trees to schools, community groups and voluntary organisations across England, Wales and Scotland. Trees can be ordered for delivery in December through to March 2023. Details here This information was shared in [...]

14thSeptember 2022

Protecting playgrounds from traffic air pollution with roadside greening

14.09.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

Evidence has been shared which shows that exposure to airborne particulate matter is linked with impaired neuro-development and cognitive function. These findings demonstrate that roadside vegetation near playgrounds can be designed, installed and maintained to achieve rapid, significant and cost-effective improvement of air quality.

1stJune 2022

Food For Thought Fund – 2022-23 – Applications Close 22nd June!

01.06.22|Categories: Funding|Tags: , , , , |

The Food for Thought Education Fund gives financial support to develop Food and Health as a context for learning. The fund aims to improve practitioner confidence in providing progressive, high quality, skills based learning experiences which help to embed food education into the ethos of the establishment. It also provides [...]

10thMay 2022

Climate Ready School Grounds project

10.05.22|Categories: Events, Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , , |

Learning through Landscapes and Architecture & Design Scotland are collaborating on the ‘Climate Ready School Grounds’ project through 2022-23. The project will connect the Scottish Learning for Sustainability, Learning Estate Strategy and Climate Change Plan. This will be done through consultation and collaboration, and sharing guidance with both architects and [...]