NatureScot shares information on The Great Scottish Squirrel Survey in this Scotland’s Nature blog post (10 October 2022). Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels is calling on people all over Scotland to explore outdoors and look out for tufted ears and bushy tails between 10-16 October (National Red Squirrel Week). Why not [...]
Children & Nature network (28 June 2022) have shared a report on recent survey in the UK. This ‘found that many adults are unfamiliar with basic nature concepts, unable to identify more than a few of the most common species of birds and insects. Despite this, four in five respondents [...]
Education Scotland are looking for learners (P6 to S6) and parents and carers to help shape the next stage of Scotland’s STEM Education and Training Strategy. Please complete this short survey and share with parents and carers. Surveys close 1 July.
Inspiring Scotland’s Thrive Outdoors programme has helped many community-based organisations transform previously little used community greenspaces into thriving outdoor play areas. Connecting families across Scotland with local charities, it has encouraged use of local greenspaces in both urban and rural locations to facilitate outdoor play. Using community greenspaces in innovative [...]
This post by Forvie National Nature Reserve (15 May 2022) shares the story of how the annual census of Forvie’s Black-headed Gull colony is carried out. Check out ' 25 kilograms of flour and 6,000 eggs'. It also shares a lot of numbers! This provides a great opportunity to introduce [...]
If you a teacher or teaching assistant based in the UK, Earthwatch would like to hear from you! Earthwatch are seeking to create a brand new programme to bring nature and environmental sciences into your school grounds and to build on the success of their Tiny Forest x Schools programme. [...]
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 [...]
Find the published findings for the Annual STEM Professional Learning Surveys 2020/21 on Education Scotland’s National Improvement Hub: https://education.gov.scot/improvement/learning-resources/a-summary-of-stem-resources/. 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 [...]