9thFebruary 2022

How green are European cities? Green space is key to well-being of children, but access varies

09.02.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

This Child in The City article (02-02-2022) considers socio-economic and demographic inequalities in access to green and blue spaces in European cities. It also includes examples of green spaces that were designed to meet the needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged social groups. The needs of children and young people are [...]

30thSeptember 2021

Beyond COP – learning for sustainability resources

30.09.21|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |

Education Scotland is asking every school and setting to build a lasting legacy for the COP26 conference by ensuring that all learners in Scotland receive their entitlement to Learning for Sustainability, an entitlement that is embedded within Scotland’s curriculum. Find out about the wide range of resources and professional learning [...]

23rdSeptember 2021

University branches out with outdoor learning for future teachers

23.09.21|Categories: Miscellaneous, Training|Tags: , , , , , , |

STV news (17 September 2021) shares how first year teaching student are gaining skills in delivering with outdoor lessons, at Queen Margaret University’s new outdoor learning hub. The university is revising the way it teaches life lessons and is looking to impart the skills it takes to teach outside.

23rdSeptember 2021

Supporting Learning Outdoors

23.09.21|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , |

Don’t forget about this FREE course for anyone who has a role in supporting the delivery of curricular based outdoor learning. The course is funded by Scottish Government, and developed by the Scottish Association of Providers of Outdoor Education (SAPOE) training team.