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Other websites and organisations who can help

Learning Outdoors

Education Scotland - Outdoor Learning  external site - these pages share good practice  in outdoor learning and provide information and guidance, including links to the Curriculum for Excellence. Have a look at Where to go in Scotland external site  and Outdoor Learning Activities.

Scottish Natural Heritage Scottish Outdoor Access Resources  - developed to help teachers and leaders support young people explore and understand their rights and responsibilities in the outdoors.

Grounds for learning external site - Scottish school grounds charity, which helps schools develop and use exciting outdoor spaces for play, learning, health and well-being.

Eco-Schools Scotland external site  - a programme of Keep Scotland Beautiful, and part of an international initiative that encourages whole-school action for the environment. It is an award scheme and helps schools to: improve the school's environment, reduce litter and waste, reduce energy and water use, devise efficient was of travelling to and from school, promote healthy lifestyles, encourage active citizenship, build strong partnerships with a variety of community groups and develop international and global links.

SNH supported the biodiversity external site  module associated with Eco-Schools and there is also a schools grounds external site  module that will support work associated with Scotland's nature.

The Royal Highland Education Trust external site  - take classes to farms and farmers to classes.

Find your local Countryside Ranger Service external site  - they run guided walks, school visits and events that aim to help raise awareness and encourage appreciation of Scotland's scenery, wildlife and heritage.

National Nature Reserve website external site  - NNRs are the perfect places to really experience the natural world and our staff can help you make the best of it.

Other organisations and projects

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park external site

Cairngorms National Park external site

PAW (partnership against wildlife crime) website

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), Scotland - Education external site

Forest Education Initiative  external site  external site

Historic Scotland - Education  external site  external site

National Trust for Scotland - Education external site

Scottish Wildlife Trust - Schools external site  external site

The Scottish Earth Science Education Forum (SESEF) external site

Online Guide to rocks external site

The Woodland Trust - Nature Detectives external site

Marine Conservation Society external site



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