15thJune 2023

Australia: ‘Bush kinder’ turns nature novices into eco-experts

15.06.23|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , |

This Child in the City article (9 June 2023) describes the growth of ‘bush’ or nature kinders in Victoria and other parts of Australia, and how the benefits of these programmes are being recognised through research. Education in bush kinders is often child-led, where children are free to roam, play, [...]

11thApril 2023

Learning Through Landscapes training courses Summer 2023

11.04.23|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , |

LTL are offering the following Forest Kindergarten and Fire Lighting training courses in the coming months in Stirling, Edinburgh and Glasgow. This includes a discount for multiple bookings on any course. Forest Kindergarten (Stirling): 19-21 April Fire Lighting (Stirling): 15 May Forest Kindergarten (Edinburgh): 31 May-2 June Fire Lighting (Edinburgh): [...]

5thJanuary 2023

Urban nature-based solutions (NbS) – webinar recording now available

05.01.23|Categories: Events, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

Urban nature-based solutions (NbS) have the potential to offer cities a range of opportunities to build climate resilience, improve people’s health and wellbeing, foster social cohesion, enhance biodiversity and develop nature-based enterprises that contribute positively to local economies. However, this is at risk if people work within silos. The Connecting [...]

22ndSeptember 2022

Forest Kindergarten subsidiary courses: Fire and Tools – new training dates available + more

22.09.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , , |

These courses are being offered in various locations around Scotland. Dates, locations and booking details are as follows: Abriachan Forest Trust: Using Fire in Forest Kindergarten 29th of October 10-3pm- Abriachan Forest Classroom- book here Using Tools in Forest Kindergarten 12th November 10-3pm- Abriachan Forest Classroom- book here Shelters and [...]

12thJuly 2022

Forest Kindergarten – free subsidiary courses

12.07.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , |

These courses are intended for anyone who has taken a Forest Kindergarten course in Scotland. Woodland Ecology for Forest Kindergarten Newbattle Abbey, Dalkeith Friday 2nd Sept 2022 1pm Book  here  Woodland Ecology for Forest Kindergarten Strathclyde Country Park Saturday 3rd Sept 10am Book here  Woodland Ecology for Forest Kindergarten Duffus, [...]

26thApril 2022

Forest Kindergarten Training – more dates added!

26.04.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , , |

Check out the extra dates added offered by Learning Through Landscapes for  SQA Forest Kindergarten training. These include venues in Scotland. The Forest Kindergarten Award has been designed to meet the needs of early years practitioners to support regular visits to local outdoor spaces for learning and play. This is [...]

13thApril 2022

Shelters and Ropes Course (a subsidiary course to Forest Kindergarten) – April and May 2022

13.04.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , |

Please note that these courses are only open to those working in Early Years and/ or Forest Kindergarten trained. Join Kate Hookham as she leads a fantastic introduction to shelters and ropes, the perfect start to any forest kindergarten journey. In this course, Kate will cover Benefit Risk Assessment (a [...]