skills

17thMay 2022

Green employability for young people in Scotland

17.05.22|Categories: Resources, Training|Tags: , , , , , , |

My Climate Path provides a wide range of opportunities for young people to demonstrate the legacy that COP26 will bring them and their future careers in green and circular roles across all industries. Check out the opportunities listed under My Climate Path initiatives. This includes Wee Forest programmes supported by NatureScot.

12thMay 2022

Green employability: What types of skills are needed in the climate sector?

12.05.22|Categories: Events, Training|Tags: , , , , , |

This YouthLink Scotland 90-minute webinar will take a look at some of the different skills that are needed in green industries. It will feature guest speakers who are young people working in climate-related jobs, as well as focusing on how youth workers can support young people to improve their green [...]

10thMay 2022

Young Darwin Scholarship 2022 – Applications Open!

10.05.22|Categories: Funding|Tags: , , , , |

Aged 16 – 25? Intrigued and fascinated by the natural world? Thinking of pursuing an environmental career but don’t know where to start? The Field Studies Council have announced that their Young Darwin Scholarship is returning for its 10th year! Offering a five-day experience immersed in the outdoors plus ongoing [...]

26thApril 2022

Forest Kindergarten Training – more dates added!

26.04.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , , |

Check out the extra dates added offered by Learning Through Landscapes for  SQA Forest Kindergarten training. These include venues in Scotland. The Forest Kindergarten Award has been designed to meet the needs of early years practitioners to support regular visits to local outdoor spaces for learning and play. This is [...]

26thApril 2022

How a new GCSE in natural history can help us towards a greener future

26.04.22|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , , , |

This article in The Conversation (21 April 2022) discusses the potential, and challenges, of the new GCSE in natural history (England and Wales). The authors argue that this new qualification will help to address the disconnection from nature in our largely urban population.  A new GCSE can be supported by [...]

21stApril 2022

Achieving awards in, through and for nature

21.04.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

This new collaborative resource helps practitioners navigate and connect diverse nature-based award opportunities available in Scotland. It demonstrates how nature-based awards contribute to national agendas such as building skills for life, learning and work, and inspiring people about the benefits of wild places and nature connection in tackling the climate [...]