The Knowledge Exchange has shared the Make Space for Girls report. This provides an overview of existing evidence on teenage girls' access to and use of parks. The report highlights the work of the Make Space for Girls project which campaigns to ensure that parks and open spaces are designed [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
Run in partnership with the Scottish Countryside Rangers Association this in-person sharing event is aimed at those working with the public outdoors. The event takes place Friday 28 April 2023 10:00 - 16:00, at NatureScot, Battleby near Perth. Find out more and reserve a place here.
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 [...]