Released: 11th May 2020 Outdoor learning is embedded in Curriculum for Excellence and in our GTCS standards. We know it benefits learning as well as mental and physical wellbeing. In the current situation of reflection, refocus and recovery we believe that outdoor learning and the outdoor environment needs to be at the heart of conversations […]
Category: Scottish Government and Parliament
The National Network for Outdoor Learning Strategic Event will be held on Wednesday 20th November 2019 at the Glasgow Youth Hostel, 7/8 Park Terrace, Glasgow, G3 6BY
The Minutes of the Cross Party Group on Children and Young People held on 31st May 2017 are now available
Video footage of Sir Julian Brazier defending the quality of UK adventure education on 16th January 2017, as part of the Campaign for Adventure and the AALA Review
Funding for innovative school projects to improve attainment has been more than doubled to £3.5 million, the Deputy First Minister John Swinney has confirmed today
The Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Dr Aileen McLeod, has approved camping management proposals that cover 3.7% of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park.
The Scottish Tourism Alliance Policy Agenda for the 2016 – 2020 Scottish Government entitled “A Tourism Industry manifesto for Growth & Competitiveness Towards 2020 – Competitiveness, Sustainable Growth and Investment” is now available
The First Minister announces the Scottish Government’s Programme for Scotland 2015-16. The National Improvement Framework for Scottish Education covers employability, national literacy and numeracy testing at P1,4,7, and S3 (See pages 43 to 49).
The Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill was passed by the Parliament on 19th February 2014
The Education and Culture Committee wrote to the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning on the main issues arising from the evidence session on outdoor learning on 10th December 2013. The Cabinet Secretary has provided a response to the main points raised at the evidence session. A further response from the Cabinet Secretary will be sent in due course.