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 [...]

27thFebruary 2024

Getting Young People in Scotland Volunteering

27.02.24|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , |

Youth VIP aims to encourage and facilitate inclusive volunteering among young people in Scotland. Youth VIP is a multi-organisation initiative to promote inclusive and participatory youth volunteering across Scotland. The Youth VIP website provides useful resources and guidance both for young people, and organisations. This includes the YouthVIP: Youth Volunteering Schools [...]

24thJanuary 2024

Boroughmuir High School students share their vision for Learning for Sustainability 2024

24.01.24|Categories: Events, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Watch and listen as pupils from Boroughmuir High School in Edinburgh  share their vision for Learning for Sustainability to guests attending the Tenth Anniversary Celebrations of Learning for Sustainability Scotland. The students include reference to the importance of primary pupil experiences of outdoor learning and connection with nature, climate and [...]