CLPL for Teachers – “Teaching in Nature”: September 2015

Teaching in Nature is training course for teachers, aimed at developing professional practice in outdoor learning. Using these places, rich in learning possibilities, we also socially and emotionally engage our learners with the places and topics. In recent years we have come to understand that connection with ‘place’ needs to come before we learn about… Continue reading CLPL for Teachers – “Teaching in Nature”: September 2015

Scotland’s BIG Nature Festival 2015

Scotland’s BIG nature festival is back 23-24 May, Levenhall Links, Musselburgh! There’s loads to keep wildlife lovers and families entertained all weekend. This  award-winning festival has gone from strength to strength – boasting a packed programme covering everything from specialist wildlife talks, walks and demos,  loads of children’s activities like storytelling, puppet shows, bug bioblitz,… Continue reading Scotland’s BIG Nature Festival 2015

Primary School Orienteering Competition

East Lothian’s Primary School Orienteering Competition 2012 Thursday 1st March 2012   Please come along and have your school represented at East Lothian School’s premier Orienteering Event. Entry Free to all East Lothian Primary Schools Two courses – P4/5 (compete in pairs) and P6/7 (compete as individuals) John Muir Country Park (map) Registration open from 10am… Continue reading Primary School Orienteering Competition

Free! Outdoor Learning CPD for Teachers

The LTS Outdoor Learning CPD programme is designed for teachers and early years’ practitioners to build capacity, develop skills and increase confidence in order that more children and young people have ‘regular and frequent’ opportunities to learn outdoors. The sessions are intended to support staff following the publication of the guidance document ‘Curriculum for Excellence… Continue reading Free! Outdoor Learning CPD for Teachers