17thMay 2022

Eco-Schools Survey: Please tell us what you think

17.05.22|Categories: Events, Miscellaneous|Tags: , , |

Help make Eco-Schools the best it can be! Keep Scotland Beautiful and Eco-schools Scotland are looking for feedback from all Scottish schools, whether you have been in the Eco-Schools programme for years, or are just starting out.  Whether your school has had a Green Flag Award in the past, or never [...]

10thMay 2022

Annual STEM Professional Learning Surveys 2020/21 published

10.05.22|Categories: Research, Resources, Training|Tags: , , , , |

Find the published findings for the Annual STEM Professional Learning Surveys 2020/21 on Education Scotland’s National Improvement Hub: The 2020/21 reports can be found in the National Data Section of this webpage. The reports include the findings of the: STEM Practitioner Survey (ELC, primary, ASN and secondary) Technician Survey [...]

7thApril 2022

Naturescot Youth Survey Report published

07.04.22|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

NatureScot has published the Youth Survey Report on the NatureScot website. The survey asked questions regarding what a nature-rich Scotland looks like to young people, their ability to contribute to this vision, what the barriers are to achieving this, and how NatureScot could help overcome these barriers. The report includes [...]

9thFebruary 2022

University students invited to share their environmental perspectives

09.02.22|Categories: Miscellaneous, Research|Tags: , , , , |

Dr David McCollum and Dr Hebe Nicholson from the School of Geography and Sustainable Development, University of St Andrews are carrying out research into the environmental perspectives of students at UK universities. Full-time students enrolled at any UK university are invited to complete this survey.

27thJanuary 2022

FREE workshops to discover more about Scotland’s amphibians and reptiles

27.01.22|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

Saving Scotland's Amphibians and Reptiles (SSAR) are offering FREE 1 hour workshops on an Introduction to surveying Scotland's amphibians (9 February 2022) and an Introduction to surveying Scotland's reptiles (16th Feb 2022). These might be of interest to secondary/ tertiary level students, teachers and members of the public.  There are [...]

19thJanuary 2022

The role of urban greenspace in children’s reward and punishment sensitivity

19.01.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

The findings of this UK study by Eirini Flouri et al, contribute to our understanding of the ‘net’ role of greenspace in children’s decision-making, which is itself related to many important life outcomes. The authors suggest that ‘urban planners should note that access to nature may not only benefit people’s [...]

7thDecember 2021

Children’s People and Nature Survey

07.12.21|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

Natural England collected responses from over 2000 children and young people aged 8-15 in August 2021. The C-PANS survey provides information on how children and young people think about and experience the natural environment. The report also highlights differences due to social inequalities