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Out to Play – creating outdoor play experiences for children: practical guidance

This document is a step-by-step guide providing practical advice on how to access outdoors spaces, including land or forest areas owned by local authorities, private landowners or national bodies (such as the Forestry Commission and Scottish Natural Heritage) to create safe, nurturing and inspiring outdoor learning experiences.

15.03.2021

OSCR Guidance and Good Practice for Charity Trustees

Charity trustee duties are set out in The Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005. This guidance explains what the 2005 Act says charity trustees must do or must not do. Reproduced courtesy OSCR Scottish Charity Regulator/Crown Copyright.

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17.09.2021

Bringing Outdoor ELC to the Botanics – Blog 1

  This week sees the start of an exciting collaboration between the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), Inspiring Scotland’s Thrive Outdoors team, the University of Edinburgh and two Edinburgh-based Early Learning and Childcare settings; Edzell Nursery and Outdoor Nursery Edinburgh (ONE). Is it possible to have an outdoor Early Learning and Childcare setting within a

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29.05.2020

Video: Outdoor Play, Health and Wellbeing

What happens when we spend more time outdoors? Zoe Sills from Earthtime for All in Elgin, explains the benefits of outdoor play-based learning for adults and children in Scotland. (C19A)

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