inclusion

9thNovember 2022

INclusivity in the OUTdoors

09.11.22|Categories: Events, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Check out this IOL webinar series which are open to all. These provide an opportunity for the Outdoor Sector to explore a range of themes around Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in the outdoors. This page also provides access to insights and recommendations from the 2021 Raising Our Game Webinar [...]

23rdAugust 2022

Sole Sisters

23.08.22|Categories: Miscellaneous, Places|Tags: , , , , , |

In this article in Scotland’s Nature (August 23, 2022),  Halima Hussein describes an outdoor adventure group that allows a space for Scottish Muslim girls and women to get out of their comfort zone and challenge themselves in the outdoors. Have a look and see what the Sole Sisters get up [...]

19thAugust 2022

Teen girls get up-close look at work of female scientists

19.08.22|Categories: Miscellaneous, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interested in how an outdoor experience can help young women develop their STEM careers? Check out this article GeoGirls all shook up at Mount St. Helens geology, tech camp published August 2022, in the US publication The Columbian. Also, read how Steam Beans is demystifying nature — and science — [...]

26thJuly 2022

Socioeconomic inequality in Scottish children’s exposure to and use of natural space and private gardens, measured by GPS

26.07.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow have shared this study.  It  has been published in Landscape and Urban Planning (July 2022). The study describes ‘real’ use of natural spaces (which includes local greenspace) and private gardens within neighbourhoods. It found that 15% of children’s time outdoors, [...]

12thJuly 2022

My Forest School Journey

12.07.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |

The Forest School Association shares this blog post (7 July 2022) by a Forest School practitioner. She provides insights on the benefits of Forest School from her perspective as a neurodivergent person.

21stDecember 2021

Funding for youth projects

21.12.21|Categories: Funding|Tags: , , , , , |

A new fund worth £15,000 has been established to support projects that promote young people’s connection to nature and community, and inspire environmental awareness to address biodiversity loss and climate change. The Cairngorms Youth Local Action Group (Youth LAG), a sub group of the Cairngorms Trust, is responsible for the [...]