2ndAugust 2022

Place Standard Tool for Children and Young People – sharing thinking about their place

02.08.22|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

New versions of the Place Standard tool have been developed for children and for young people.  These tools are based on the core Place Standard tool but the theme names, questions and prompts have been adapted to be more accessible and appropriate for younger users. Find out more here.

27thJuly 2022

New funding creates New to Nature work placements – seeking host organisations for youth employment opportunities

27.07.22|Categories: Funding, Training|Tags: , , , , , |

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has announced £2m to create paid opportunities for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds in the nature sector. This is intended as a lasting legacy for the Queen’s Jubilee year. New to Nature will provide paid work placements for at least 70 young people from diverse [...]

26thJuly 2022

Young people in governance roles: Involving young people in decision making to tackle the climate emergency – 16 August 2022

26.07.22|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , |

Join Youthlink Scotland from 5pm to 6.30pm on 16 August for this 90 minute webinar. Explore what youth governance is and why it is important for young people’s voices to be heard in policy and decision-making processes, within the context of tackling the climate emergency. The event is open to [...]

7thJune 2022

New report reveals the experience of young people’s participation in projects throughout the pandemic

07.06.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |

Children in Scotland (6 June 2022) have shared details on this new report which reveals key findings from a group of young researchers. This includes reference to nature and outdoor spaces. This includes a case study report which makes reference to the value of outdoor spaces. For example, The Place, [...]

1stJune 2022

Bright Green Future – now recruiting!

01.06.22|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Bright Green Future (BGF) is a free UK-wide environmental leadership and empowerment programme for 16-19-year-olds. The Bright Green Future team are recruiting their next BGF cohort. The programme is open to 16-19-year-olds from across the UK and aims to inspire and empower young people to be changemakers and create a [...]