10thJuly 2024

Who gets to play – and where?

10.07.24|Categories: Places, Research, Resources|Tags: , , , |

One in three children in Britain don't have a playground near their home - that is the headline message from this year's update of the Fields in Trust 'Green Space Index'. JONO Design worked with Fields in Trust to design two infographics for their website and social media platforms, illustrating [...]

4thJuly 2024

East Lothian completes Play Sufficiency Assessments

04.07.24|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

The Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 introduced new duties on planning authorities to assess the sufficiency of outdoor play opportunities for children and young people in their area and use the assessments to inform their Local Development Plan. Greenspace Scotland have shared the news that East Lothian is one of the [...]

27thJune 2024

Research: Nature and outdoor learning

27.06.24|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

What role does nature play in outdoor learning? This is the subject of research by Dr Chris Mackie of The University of Edinburgh, supported by NatureScot and the Magnus Magnusson Studentship. Find out more about Dr Mackie's research and his findings here

27thJune 2024

The Importance of Play and Outdoor Learning in Education – a podcast

27.06.24|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |

This podcast from Love Outdoor Learning is shared in the LfSS June Bulletin Juliet Robertson is an education consultant specialising in learning and play outdoors. Juliet provides several tips for educators, including focusing on values, minimising planning time, teaching outside more, and finding healthy passions outside of teaching.