17thApril 2024

Early childhood-nature relations in Scottish school-based outdoor learning

17.04.24|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

NatureScot’s Magnus Magnusson Studentship supported a PhD research project at the University of Edinburgh’s Moray House School of Education and Sport. This research aimed to learn more about the role nature plays in outdoor learning. Read this summary report which outlines the research conducted by Dr Chris Mackie. Check out [...]

9thApril 2024

University of Edinburgh explores learning in the outdoors

09.04.24|Categories: Places, Resources, Training|Tags: , , , , , |

Take a look at this great web based resource developed by Edinburgh Earth Initiative at the University of Edinburgh:  Integrating nature based and outdoor learning in HE Discover ways of conceptualising this type of learning, and practical guidelines, site details, and resources to enable educators to transform where and how [...]

14thDecember 2023

Learning for Sustainability: young people and practitioner perspectives

14.12.23|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , |

This report (8 February 2023) commissioned by the Scottish Government is based on research conducted by a team at the University of Dundee into the understanding and implementation of Learning for Sustainability amongst young people aged 14+ in school and community learning and development settings and the practitioners responsible for [...]

17thAugust 2022

Making Places for Outdoor Learning Short Course

17.08.22|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , |

Queen Margaret University is offering this Outdoor Learning Short Course, starting March 2023, under its short course provision options. This is a Masters level module with some free places still available. This course is primarily for leaders and practitioners working in the third sector. The QMU Admissions team will accept [...]

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.