14thSeptember 2023

Outdoor play funding awarded

14.09.23|Categories: Funding|Tags: , , , |

Greenspace Scotland share news that the Scottish Government has announced funding for more than 30 charities providing local outdoor play initiatives for children. The charities will receive a share of £550,000 to expand their projects in 2023. Around 14,000 children living in deprived areas will have access to more outdoor [...]

18thJuly 2023

Designing and Developing Outdoor Spaces for Women and Girls – webinar 6th September

18.07.23|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , |

Booking is now open for the next Outdoor Recreation Network (ORN) webinar here. This online event will explore how we can make the outdoors and the associated sectors more inclusive for girls and women. This event will include three presentations from leading researchers, thinkers, and activists – as well as [...]

6thApril 2023

Accessing Scotland’s Rich Outdoors – online workshop 17 May 2023 4-5pm

06.04.23|Categories: Events, Training|Tags: , , , |

Do you take learners or groups outside? Ever thought about our access rights? Come and learn about the recently launched outdoor access code online resource. This event is aimed at CLD practitioners, primary, secondary and early learning childcare practitioners and ASN Find out more and reserve a place here.

6thApril 2023

Changes to Scottish planning system aimed at providing more outdoor play for children

06.04.23|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , |

AberdeenLive news (26 March 2023) reports that  under the new fourth National Planning Framework, local authorities will be encouraged to support applications for the development of play spaces, parks and sports facilities. New planning reforms will allow children and young people more opportunities to play outside, the Scottish Government has [...]

9thFebruary 2023

Scottish Outdoor Access Code: FREE Teachers Activity Workshop @ Banchory Academy – 22nd February 16:30 – 18:00

09.02.23|Categories: Events, Training|Tags: , , , , , , |

This free in-person workshop delivered by Cairngorms Ranger Service and NatureScot is for teachers of pupils of all ages. This takes place Wednesday 22nd February 16:30 – 18:00 (refreshments from 16:00). Exploring the newly designed Scottish Outdoor Access Code (SOAC) on line education pack, participants will learn about SOAC, links [...]