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17thAugust 2022

Wild Things leader training Morayshire – coastal and woodland courses 2022 – 23

17.08.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , |

Wild Things offer the following courses: Course:  Woodland Activity Leader Training Price; £625 Description:  If you are interested in enhancing your skills to lead groups in a woodland environment, this course will provide you with the learning and knowledge you require. Woodland Activity Leader Training is an accredited outdoor learning [...]

17thAugust 2022

Making Places for Outdoor Learning Short Course

17.08.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , |

Queen Margaret University is offering this Outdoor Learning Short Course, starting March 2023, under its short course provision options. This is a Masters level module with some free places still available. This course is primarily for leaders and practitioners working in the third sector. The QMU Admissions team will accept [...]

3rdAugust 2022

Sustainability webinar for educators September 2022

03.08.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , |

The first of the Learning for Sustainability Scotland series of ‘Putting Learning for Sustainability at the heart of practice’ webinars takes place on 7 September 2022. This is for primary sector teachers. This series is aimed at early learning and childcare and schools, in partnership with the Educational Institute of [...]

6thJuly 2022

What impact does nature-specific outdoor learning have on school children’s learning and development?

06.07.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , |

This paper Getting Out of the Classroom and Into Nature: A Systematic Review of Nature-Specific Outdoor Learning on School Children's Learning and Development  is published in Frontiers in Psychology (16 May 2022). It describes a systematic review carried out by Jeff Mann et al. The authors conclude that nature-specific outdoor [...]

5thJuly 2022

GTC Scotland and Learning for Sustainability Scotland launch new Professional Learning module

05.07.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , |

LfSS have shared information on this new module (28 June 2022). Learning for Sustainability in the Professional Standards: Taking a Deeper Dive is designed to help teachers explore and critically reflect on opportunities and approaches that support Learning for Sustainability (LfS) in their classroom and across their learning community. This module [...]