22ndNovember 2022

Discover Green Jobs for Nature

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

Interested in working in a nature-related role, either as your first job or changing your career pathway?  Check out the new Green Jobs for Nature website! This website is packed with useful information about what a green job for nature is, how to get one, and who you can work [...]

2ndNovember 2022

COP27 DYW Live Programme 14-17 November 2022

02.11.22|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Join this 3 day programme on climate change and green jobs running during the COP27 Climate Summit. Countdown to COP27 - Learners and practitioners are encouraged to join this Education Scotland and e-Sgoil DYW LIVE themed week to learn about the crucial role that climate change and sustainability will play [...]

14thSeptember 2022

New to Nature placements launched

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Greenspace Scotland share the news that Groundwork UK have launched the New to Nature project. New to Nature will see young people aged 18-25 given new, full-time, temporary jobs in nature and landscape organisations across the UK (including Scotland), increasing diversity and enriching the sector.

4thAugust 2022

Developing nature based skills in young people and connecting children to nature in urban settings

04.08.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cities Connecting Children to Nature have shared some great resources. These are designed  to support those working to connect urban children to nature and develop outdoor nature based skills in young people.  The strategic toolkit and guidance document are set in the US context, but will be of value to [...]

21stDecember 2021

Skills needed for jobs in Scotland’s nature-based sector – conference report

21.12.21|Categories: Events, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

The Scotsman has shared this Sustainable Scotland conference report: What is needed for a nature-based green economy (30 November 2021). At this event, Claudia Rowse, head of sustainability at NatureScot, warned that the existing nature-based workforce was “insufficient in capacity, skills and training” to help tackle the climate crisis and [...]