16thMay 2024

Outdoor learning, teacher professional development and STEM literacy

16.05.24|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , |

Kasetsart Journal of Social Sciences share this study on The development of a professional development model focusing on outdoor learning resources to enhance in-service teachers’ STEM literacy (S Pitiporntapin et al.).   This study aimed to (1) identify the need assessment of enhancing teachers’ science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) [...]

8thAugust 2023

Planet Earth Noo Needs Oor Help

08.08.23|Categories: Miscellaneous, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Climate Action Fife has teamed up with acclaimed Fife-based poet Len Pennie to highlight the urgent need to tackle the climate crisis. Planet Earth Noo Needs Oor Help  is a short Scots poem written to support the call for climate action across Fife. The poem was performed and filmed on [...]

15thJune 2023

Easy Wins for Climate Change Education in England

15.06.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |

This Metlink blog post (15 June 2023) highlights a report published by the Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS). This reveals that there are many opportunities for better climate change education within the current secondary school curriculum in England. A key finding was that, through supplying teacher support and assessment resources, very [...]

25thMay 2023

Sensory Woodland Stories

25.05.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |

OWL Scotland has developed this range of simple and inspiring education story resources for children with complex additional needs. Scripts and suggested props to allow for extra engagement and flexibility to suit the children you are working with. The Storytelling Tips and Origins resource accompanies these cards and provides tips to enhance [...]

6thApril 2023

Outdoor learning is key in developing skills for the future, says Scottish Government report

06.04.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Scottish Government have published the Commission for the Land-Based Learning Review: report to Scottish Ministers.  The context is provided here. This report explores how the learning system in Scotland could be adapted to build the skills and knowledge needed for Scotland’s transition to net zero carbon emissions. Among a [...]

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.