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22ndNovember 2022

Unlocking National Nature Reserves with the John Muir Award

22.11.22|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]

20thOctober 2022

John Muir Award webinar: wild places and education priorities 16 November 2022 16.00-17.30

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

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 [...]

2ndAugust 2022

Piloting a Transformative Evaluation approach – with an East Ayrshire P6 class and teacher

02.08.22|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

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.

7thJune 2022

New Award will grow foresters of the future

07.06.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]