6thJune 2024

Young people and climate knowledge

06.06.24|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

Checkout the latest Learning for Sustainability news in the LfSS May bulletin includes Are kids the best climate teachers? When it comes to getting those around them up to speed on climate, young people are big change agents. In a  study, by Imagine5, some classes were given a 'climate curriculum', while others [...]

14thMay 2024

Field Studies Council – Youth Learning Consultation for 16 – 25 year olds

14.05.24|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

The Field Studies Council are looking for ways to develop more inclusive, engaging and accessible youth learning opportunities. This survey aims to gather your thoughts on the key barriers to participation, assessing how fit for purpose the current offering is and providing a platform for young people to discuss their expectations. [...]

9thApril 2024

Nature of Scotland awards back for 2024!

09.04.24|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |

Enter your own project or nominate the work of others in the Nature of Scotland awards by 28 May to highlight achievements for people and nature. The 10 award categories include a Youth Action Award which is open to groups of young people aged under 25 who are taking action [...]

3rdApril 2024

Charity’s nature-based scheme helping local youngsters back into education

03.04.24|Categories: Miscellaneous, Places|Tags: , , , , |

This article from the Greenock Telegraph (1 April 2024) describes how Barnardo’s Scotland has been running its ‘B-Wild’ project in eight localities, including Inverclyde, since 2020. The initiative allows young people to get out and about in nature and explore what the world has to offer. More than 800 children and [...]

3rdApril 2024

Global Designing Cities Initiative resources

03.04.24|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |

Check out GDCI’s free resources and guides to design streets for people: Planning a street project near schools or for children? Use the Reverse Periscope or download the Designing Streets for Kids guide. Want to collect data on the impact of a street project? Get the How to Evaluate Street Transformations [...]