18thApril 2024

Democracy Matters – Children’s Parliament Report now live

18.04.24|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |

The Children’s Parliament have shared a report which links in with Learning for Sustainability. It is summarised here and also available to download. The report shares reflections of community. This includes how children appreciate being able to enjoy the outdoors, like rivers and beaches where they can swim, or green [...]

7thMarch 2024

Trends and emerging ideas influencing the children and nature movement – report

07.03.24|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

The Children & Nature Network have shared news of this report which highlights some of the most compelling challenges and opportunities facing the children and nature movement today. The report, titled “Trends and emerging ideas influencing the children and nature movement” and authored by co-founders Richard Louv and Cheryl Charles, is [...]

7thFebruary 2024

Opening Up Vocational Pathways into Nature-based Green Jobs

07.02.24|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

CIEEM (the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management) share this report which explores one way to address the ecology skills gap.  Many more people with ecology skills are required to work in this sector to address climate change and restore nature. This report highlights the need to improve pathways [...]

9thJanuary 2024

New report from The Princes Trust on young people’s attitudes to jobs in the green economy

09.01.24|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

This report (November 2023) from The Prince's Trust provides insights from young people that will help to inform wider policy debate about how the transition to Net Zero should impact the UK’s skills landscape. The key findings are shared here along with links to the full report. The full report shares [...]

14thDecember 2023

Learning for Sustainability: young people and practitioner perspectives

14.12.23|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , |

This report (8 February 2023) commissioned by the Scottish Government is based on research conducted by a team at the University of Dundee into the understanding and implementation of Learning for Sustainability amongst young people aged 14+ in school and community learning and development settings and the practitioners responsible for [...]

12thSeptember 2023

How will the climate and nature crises impact young people? A briefing report.

12.09.23|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , |

This report (May 2023) by New Philanthropy Capital (NPC), provides a briefing for charities and funders. Read the summary introduction and the full report. The report presents the findings of a rapid literature review of the impact of the climate and nature crises on young people, as well as available [...]

13thJune 2023

Sustainability and Climate Education: Creating the Foundations for Effective Improvement report

13.06.23|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , |

This 2022 report was led by a collaboration between Leeds Trinity University and the Teacher Development Trust, with input from educators and other sectors. It explores how we can create the foundations for effective and high-quality sustainability and climate change education. Both a full report and summary report are available [...]

4thApril 2023

Report highlights need for school children to be more connected to nature

04.04.23|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

This NatureScot press release (30 March, 2023) shares this new report from NatureScot and partners. This is the most extensive research to be published since 2014 on this topic. This report highlights how Scotland’s children could be offered increased amounts of outdoor learning and play. This approach can stimulate a [...]