MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit (SPHSU), University of Glasgow are offering this Places and children's health workshop on Wednesday, 3rd May from 10am-4pm in the ARC, University of Glasgow. The workshop is designed for policymakers, practitioners, researchers, and other professionals whose work or interests lie in understanding how [...]
The Care Inspectorate have developed a new ELC resource My Active World: Move more to nurture happy and healthy children. It is designed to build on the good work already present in many children’s settings. The resource shares physical activity guidelines from babies under 1 year old to young people [...]
In this article in Scotland’s Nature (August 23, 2022), Halima Hussein describes an outdoor adventure group that allows a space for Scottish Muslim girls and women to get out of their comfort zone and challenge themselves in the outdoors. Have a look and see what the Sole Sisters get up [...]
This article in Scotland’s Nature ( August 17, 2022) describes a project which is encouraging people from diverse ethnic and social backgrounds to discover and enjoy the benefits of local woodlands and green spaces.
Visit Scotland share news (19 May 2022) that communities across Scotland are to be given the chance to celebrate the transformative power of the bike. This is thanks to the launch of a £1 million fund to support sustainable cycling projects and events. Find more information on the funding here.
This Child in the City article (28-03-2022) shares research which explores barriers preventing some children being physically active at break times. Children are also facing a reduction in the amount of time outside provided by schools, as well as exercise outside school hours.
Play Scotland have shared Episode 6 of the Play Well podcast series. This episode explores play, sport, and physical activity, and how play can lead to better outcomes for all children. The discussion includes Play Scotland’s Head of Projects Cherie Morgan with Active Nation Commissioner for Scotland Lee Craigie, and Thrive [...]