skills

30thSeptember 2021

Countdown to COP – One month to go: check out these resources!

30.09.21|Categories: Resources, Training|Tags: , , , , |

The United Nations COP26 Climate Summit starts on 01 Nov 2021. Education Scotland has been working with key partner organisations to provide support and resources to help education settings and learners engage in the five key climate education themes of the COP26 Conference: nature, clean transport, energy transition, finance, adaptation [...]

23rdSeptember 2021

University branches out with outdoor learning for future teachers

23.09.21|Categories: Miscellaneous, Training|Tags: , , , , , , |

STV news (17 September 2021) shares how first year teaching student are gaining skills in delivering with outdoor lessons, at Queen Margaret University’s new outdoor learning hub. The university is revising the way it teaches life lessons and is looking to impart the skills it takes to teach outside.

12thAugust 2021

Scotland’s Tree Champion schools – can you join up?

12.08.21|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Tree Council have a programme ‘Young Tree Champions’ which includes a campaign ‘#ForceForNature’. Tree champion schools in Scotland include Pitlochry High School, Perth Academy, St Dominic’s RCPS, Crieff, St Ninians Primary, Stirling, Rosneath Primary, Willamsburgh ELCC, Paisley, St Paul’s High School, Glasgow, Hutchesons’ Grammar School, Glasgow, Braidbar Primary School, [...]

12thAugust 2021

Education with a Porpoise

12.08.21|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , , |

Bek Trehern is the Engagement and Training Assistant for Field Studies Council (FSC), and  has a background in marine biology and engaging people with the marine environment. This blog was shared in the FSC newsletter July 2021.

12thAugust 2021

Calling young green volunteers

12.08.21|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you aged 18-24 years old? Be one of 200 volunteers to take action on Re:Green in the Western Highlands of Scotland. The 2 or 4 week projects aim  to protect the Scottish rainforest and ancient woodland, as Raleigh International’s first-ever UK programme.