This TES article explores the issues of delaying school start to extend the play based pedagogy for young children, and the implications for the staff resource. Children in Scotland shared the link in their latest news bulletin: ‘Kindergarten stage’ in Scotland: what must happen to make it work TES Scotland [...]
SILVIVA, the Swiss Foundation for Nature-based Education, together with the University of Education Heidelberg and more than 30 international experts, have published a new anthology. This brings together the most important research results and arguments why "outdoor learning" must be a central element of a viable education for the 21th [...]
This article in The Conversation (27 January 2022) explores the possible answers for policy making and mass behaviour to change, in the face of climate change and species extinction. The authors argue that, for this to happen, ‘we need to develop an emotional, rather than merely intellectual, relationship with the [...]
This briefing note for COSLA sets out key features and principles for Nature-based Solutions (NbS). It shows how these approaches contribute to a number of key Local Government priorities. Have a look at the prominent section on learning and play outdoors in nature. There are also useful summary references to [...]
Services supporting outdoor learning are provided by these Scottish organisations.