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 [...]

13thMarch 2024

Women in STEM – Peatland ACTION leads the way

13.03.24|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , , |

NatureScot (8 March 2024) celebrated International Women’s Day with some good news! This post shares the fact that 50% of the science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) focussed jobs at NatureScot Peatland ACTION are currently held by women. This bucks the UK statistics, where currently less than 30% of these kinds [...]

20thFebruary 2024

STEM learning events March 2024 – free to book!

20.02.24|Categories: Events, Resources|Tags: , , , |

STEM Nation EXPO: Celebrating Success, Inspiring Innovation 1000 to 1400 on Wednesday 06 March, Glasgow City Chambers A fun hands-on event for learners & practitioners from primary, ELC, ASN, secondary and CLD sectors This is a fantastic opportunity for practitioners and young people to connect with award-winning STEM Nation schools, [...]

17thJanuary 2024

Education Scotland Science and STEM events – Register now for these FREE events!

17.01.24|Categories: Events|Tags: , , |

These events are for practitioners from various sectors including primary, early learning and childcare, secondary and ASN. Full details about the events below are available on Education Scotland’s  STEM blog and also the national STEM events calendar. Any questions? Email Education Scotland STEM team. Reimagining the BGE sciences curriculum (ELC, [...]

17thJanuary 2024

Discover and record urban nature, and take part in educator training

17.01.24|Categories: Resources, Training|Tags: , , , , , |

Checkout this great online resource provided by the Natural History Museum to discover urban wildlife. Take part in the Nature Recording Hub and do some great Citizen Science! The Explore: Urban Nature programme provides training for teachers, curriculum-linked learning resources and hands-on outdoor workshops, linked with a museum near you. [...]

17thJanuary 2024

Record your Signs of Spring in 2024!

17.01.24|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you looking forward to spring, in these dark winter months? Are you an educator, exploring your local environment with your students? The Field Studies Council (FSC), together with the Royal Society of Biology (RSB) have created a new interactive project to chart the arrival of spring this year. Join [...]