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2ndNovember 2022

Links between natural environments, learning and health: evidence briefing (Evidence information note no EIN063)

02.11.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

This Natural England report (Dillon, Justin; Lovell, Becca, 2022) explores evidence on the impacts of learning in natural environments on learning processes and outcomes, and on health outcomes. It outlines the background to the briefing, indicating that it updates the original evidence briefing provided by Natural England in 2016 - [...]

9thAugust 2022

Urban trees and ecosystem services – useful resources

09.08.22|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Are you a secondary school or tertiary student researching trees in and around your setting grounds? You might be interested to see this research survey information from i-Tree Eco. This includes i-Tree Eco Edinburgh and i-Tree Eco Glasgow. Discover more about the ecosystem services provided by urban trees. Find more [...]

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 [...]

10thMay 2022

CE Biodiversity Education Projects Featured in New Video

10.05.22|Categories: Miscellaneous, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

This new video highlights the RCE Biodiversity Education Projects conducted during the Global Action Programme on ESD, from 2015-2019. It puts a spotlight on the range of innovative projects focused on biodiversity conservation and ecosystem restoration from the Global RCE Network. Shared by LfS Scotland in their May 2022 news [...]

27thJanuary 2022

The importance of Place

27.01.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

Place based outdoor learning experiences adds huge value to children and young people’s understanding of their world. Check out the new Our Place website. It includes case studies, resources (including for climate and environment) and tools to assess the quality of your space.