28thJuly 2022

Play Scotland and ScrapAntics Playday Event August 2022

28.07.22|Categories: Events, Places|Tags: , , , , |

For this year’s national day of play, join Play Scotland and ScrapAntics at Fruit Bowls Community Garden in Dundee for #Playday2022 on Wednesday 3rd August, 11am – 3pm. Date/Time:  Wednesday 03/08/2022 11am-3pm Venue: Fruit Bowls Community Garden, Dundee Open to the public: yes The event will include an art activity and Loose Parts [...]

13thJuly 2022

Outdoor Play & Learning (OPAL) in Scotland

13.07.22|Categories: Miscellaneous, Resources|Tags: , |

Play Scotland have announced that OPAL (Outdoor Play and Learning) has arrived in Scotland. Administered by Play Scotland, OPAL is a school improvement programme targeting non-curricular play. It supports sustainable cultural change within schools, benefitting children and adults in a myriad of ways. Simon Knight is the national OPAL ‘mentor’. He [...]

6thJuly 2022

Scotland’s Landscape Monitoring Programme

06.07.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Scotland’s Nature blog post (29 June 2022) describes how landscape across Scotland it is monitored. It announces the publication of three new indicators: Urban Greenspace, Local Landscape Areas and Urban Vacant & Derelict Land, and shares useful statistics. This may be useful for Social Studies students at secondary and tertiary [...]

7thJune 2022

Scotland’s Learning for Sustainability Action Plan

07.06.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Learning for Sustainability Scotland have shared how Lucia Mateo-Ramon, Scottish Government is guiding the collaborative approach currently underway to strengthen Scotland’s Learning for Sustainability Action Plan. Learning for Sustainability (LfS) is a cross-curricular approach which enables learners, educators, schools and their wider communities to build a socially-just, sustainable and equitable [...]

7thJune 2022

New Award will grow foresters of the future

07.06.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

A new Scottish Junior Forester Award has been launched . This  aims to give children and young people an insight into a career in forestry, equipping them with the knowledge and practical skills so that they can help manage woodlands in their schools or communities. The Scottish Junior Forester Award [...]