13thMarch 2024

Policy for a New Relationship with Nature

13.03.24|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , |

This post on Finding Nature (7 March 2024), shares information about new policy briefing which introduces the concept of nature connectedness as a catalyst for change. It shows how fostering a deeper relationship with nature that goes beyond simply spending time outdoors. The briefing then offers ideas that can help [...]

14thSeptember 2023

Children, Young People and Placemaking in Scotland – literature and policy review published

14.09.23|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

Play Scotland have published Children, Young People and Placemaking in Scotland. The review draws together how children and young people’s rights relate to place, and how and why children and young people should be further involved in place-based decision-making. Some or all of these issues also affect young adults aged [...]

22ndMay 2023

Play Sufficiency Assessment progress in Parliament

22.05.23|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , |

Greenspace Scotland have shared news on regulations which have been laid in the Scottish Parliament to support the preparation of play sufficiency assessments in Scotland. They are due to come into force on 19 May 2023 and set out the provisions relating to the new duty which requires planning authorities [...]

22ndMarch 2023

Outdoor Learning and Play Research Picnic 26 April 2023 1000 – 1500 Queen Margaret University

22.03.23|Categories: Events, Research|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you an early career and experienced researcher, or a policy maker, research partner, or practitioner interested in engaging with research? You may be working in the education, welfare and health sectors in Scotland. If so, you may be interested in attending this event organised by the Scottish Outdoor Learning [...]