The John Muir Trust has shared (September 2022) how the John Muir Award helps people benefit from and take care of our National Nature Reserves (NNR). These examples focus on NNR experiences within Scotland’s National Parks. This includes the Junior Ranger Programme in the Cairngorms National Park and Loch Lomond [...]
In this JMA case study (published 10 November 2022), find out how Blairvadach Outdoor Education Centre at Pinkston Basin uses the John Muir Award as its main engagement tool to connect Glasgow pupils with nature in the inner city.
Join this John Muir Trust webinar exploring how wild places and the John Muir Award can benefit learning and educational priorities in Scotland, and key resources that can help. Aimed at teachers, youth workers and any practitioners supporting young people’s learning in Scotland, this session will introduce two resources designed [...]
Read about a transformative evaluation approach that captures the impact of learning outdoors. The John Muir Award is used to inspire action for wild places, and narrow the poverty related attainment gap through improving young people’s health, literacy, and numeracy. You can also find the school case study here.
A new Scottish Junior Forester Award has been launched . This aims to give children and young people an insight into a career in forestry, equipping them with the knowledge and practical skills so that they can help manage woodlands in their schools or communities. The Scottish Junior Forester Award [...]
Join the John Muir Trust for a 2.5 hour training session aimed at anyone who wants to develop and lead John Muir Award activity, or as a refresher. One of a number of courses shared in the January 2022 news roundup from LfS Scotland.