The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) have published a new guidance report, “Improving Primary Science”, complete with six practical, evidence-based recommendations to support primary science teachers and leaders in making meaningful improvements to their current science teaching provision. One of these recommendations includes linking science learning to relevant, real-world contexts e.g. “Taking [...]
Are you looking for new resources to support teaching your primary classes about marine wildlife? This new Dive In pack features fun facts and activities about the amazing species of sharks, skates and rays in Scotland's seas.
Eco-Schools Scotland are developing an exciting new CPD training for educators in Early Years and Primary Schools. Keep an eye on the website and your inbox for information on how to register early in 2022.
The Marine Conservation Society's online sessions are delivered remotely by staff and education-trained volunteers free of charge. This session is aimed at ages 7-11 and explores some of the fascinating underwater habitats found here in the UK like seagrass, maerl and kelp. You'll look at where they can be found around [...]
These practical guides for Primary and Broad General Education (BGE) have been developed to provide practitioners with an overview of the Countdown to COP offer and the material available for learners to engage with. It covers five themes: 1.Nature 2.Finance 3. Clean Transport 4. Energy Transition 5. Adaptation and Resilience.
Learning Through Landscapes have launched their first set of newly designed resources for outdoor learning, covering a range of different subjects and school phases. There will be more to come in future weeks and months. These resources are sorted into 4 categories: Early years, Primary, Secondary, and Play activities for [...]
This TES news article (25 June 2021) by head teacher Jay Helbert, shares how a strong ethos of outdoor learning has been a big part of the solution to the damaging impact of Covid lockdowns at Inveraray primary school in Argyll. Practice includes outdoor learning to deliver formal learning across [...]
Services supporting outdoor learning are provided by these Scottish organisations.