23rdJanuary 2024

Nature-based field training for educators, Minnesota.

23.01.24|Categories: Miscellaneous, Places|Tags: , , , , , |

This Children and Nature Network feature (January 2024) shares how educators in Minnesota participate in an immersive nature-based field training. This is designed to help them transform their curricula, approaches to teaching, and ultimately, their school cultures. This is the first extended nature-based professional development series for teachers in Minnesota [...]

1stAugust 2023

The Learning Places Scotland Conference Programme is LIVE!

01.08.23|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Checkout the Learning Places Scotland conference 2023 programme. Presentations and workshops celebrate the theme of ‘Connecting Learning Environments with Learning Experiences’. Plus, this event is CPD accredited! Presentations range from looking at the link between the learning estate and academic achievement and aspirations, additional support needs and accessibility, outdoor learning, the [...]

7thJune 2023

What does Learning for Sustainability mean for me?

07.06.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

This information provided by The General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) supports teachers to find out more about what Learning for Sustainability is and how it relates to the Professional Standards for Teachers. Information includes: A professional guide for teachers The voices of teaching professionals, who share their experiences of [...]

22ndSeptember 2022

Why we might be getting outdoor education (very) wrong

22.09.22|Categories: Miscellaneous, Research|Tags: , , , , , |

School Outdoor Learning have shared this TES article about outdoor education. In particular, this quote stood out, "No research proves that forest school is any more beneficial than any other type of outdoor learning." The point being that all time spent learning outdoors is good for children and teachers. Forest [...]

14thSeptember 2022

Local wild place learning

14.09.22|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , |

The John Muir Trust have shared an Onthank Primary School pupil-led short film showcasing local wild place learning. Enjoy a case study on the impact of their learning through improving health literacy and numeracy, and read the Transformative Evaluation pilot report.