skills

14thMay 2024

Landward comes to the Cairngorms – meet the Junior rangers!

14.05.24|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Cairngorms National Park junior rangers made an appearance on the latest episode of Landward, showcasing Scotland’s National Parks and the role they play for people and nature. Catch up on iPlayer: BBC iPlayer - Landward - 2024: Episode 4 The programme focus is on Scotland’s National Parks. Find the Junior [...]

1stMay 2024

Natural Leaders programme review

01.05.24|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

This report has been signposted by Learning for Sustainability Scotland (LfSS): Natural Leaders programme Year 1 Review February 2024 Findings of the first year of a two-year action research project that is being piloted in three areas of multiple deprivation in Scotland. The programme is a partnership between YouthLink Scotland, local [...]

1stMay 2024

Skills Development Scotland Net Zero report published

01.05.24|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , |

This report has been signposted by Learning for Sustainability Scotland (LfSS): CESAP Pathfinder: A Dynamic Skills Response to Supporting the Transition to Net Zero November 2023 An Evidence Based Approach to Supporting the Transition to Net Zero by Skills Development Scotland, offering a shared view of the breadth and quality [...]

16thApril 2024

Join in Award Scheme revamped!

16.04.24|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |

Designed as an entry-level award for children and young people, the Join in Award Scheme is for anyone who might enjoy and benefit from using it. It’s a self-guided way to encourage and record a range of activity and celebrate personal achievement. JAS also works well with older pupils with [...]

16thApril 2024

Snow, wind, rain, wind, hail, frost – the perils of filming peatland restoration

16.04.24|Categories: Miscellaneous, Places|Tags: , , , , |

This Scotland’s Nature blog (12 April 2024) shares how the Scottish weather makes creating case study films of some of our peatland restoration projects interesting to say the least! It might also be of interest to people who are interested in working in this sector or in the use of [...]

9thApril 2024

Inclusion in Green Jobs

09.04.24|Categories: Research, Training|Tags: , , , |

This Nesta summary report on Inclusion in Green Jobs (November 2023) is based on interviews with 16 UK women actively seeking work or education. The study aimed to understand barriers and facilitators influencing women’s interest in green skills training compared to men. This highlights the need to share information on [...]

3rdApril 2024

Applications are open for the Young Darwin Scholarship

03.04.24|Categories: Funding, Training|Tags: , , |

If you're looking to gain experience for an environmental career, don't miss out on the opportunity to join our Young Darwin Scholarship — applications are now open! This unique opportunity from the Field Studies Council offers 16-25 year olds a 90% subsidised, Darwin-inspired scholarship, combining environmental education and ongoing support. [...]