Scotland

10thMay 2022

Introduction to Outdoor Classroom Day 11th May 2022

10.05.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , |

Are you interested in bringing teaching and learning into the natural world?  Join Play Scotland and outdoor learning and nature expert Rob Bushby for an ‘Introduction to Outdoor Classroom Day’.  This event will share practical tips on how to plan and make the most out of this year's Outdoor Classroom Day [...]

10thMay 2022

Annual STEM Professional Learning Surveys 2020/21 published

10.05.22|Categories: Research, Resources, Training|Tags: , , , , |

Find the published findings for the Annual STEM Professional Learning Surveys 2020/21 on Education Scotland’s National Improvement Hub: https://education.gov.scot/improvement/learning-resources/a-summary-of-stem-resources/. The 2020/21 reports can be found in the National Data Section of this webpage. The reports include the findings of the: STEM Practitioner Survey (ELC, primary, ASN and secondary) Technician Survey [...]

7thApril 2022

Naturescot Youth Survey Report published

07.04.22|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

NatureScot has published the Youth Survey Report on the NatureScot website. The survey asked questions regarding what a nature-rich Scotland looks like to young people, their ability to contribute to this vision, what the barriers are to achieving this, and how NatureScot could help overcome these barriers. The report includes [...]

6thApril 2022

Hurry – just a few places left on the OWL Scotland National Networking Weekend 22 – 24 April 2022!

06.04.22|Categories: Events, Training|Tags: , , , |

Join the OWL Scotland national networking weekend at Dounans, Aberfoyle. Take part in a range of workshops, suitable for all levels of experience in working outdoors. There will lots of opportunities to network with other passionate practitioners and teachers to share skills and experience around evening campfires. Food and basic [...]

24thMarch 2022

Successful Approaches to Learning Outdoors: An Education Scotland Report by HM Inspectors Feb 2022

24.03.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Scotland's HM Inspectors of Education have published a new report highlighting features of effective practice in outdoor learning.  The context is provided by Education Scotland here. This report forms part of Scottish Government’s Education Recovery: Key Actions and Next Steps.

10thMarch 2022

Education offering more Outdoor Learning following pandemic

10.03.22|Categories: Miscellaneous, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

Education Scotland news (22 February 2022) describes how schools and education settings across Scotland are increasingly using outdoor learning in their lessons. Take a look at this new report published by Education Scotland. The findings are part of a new national thematic inspection report published by Scotland’s HM Inspectors of [...]

9thFebruary 2022

New Learning Guide out now!

09.02.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , |

The February-June 2022 edition of the Children in Scotland Learning Guide is now available. It features CPD opportunities, including an exciting selection of webinars for Spring & Summer 2022.