Dr. Mark Tremblay of Canada’s HALO Research talks to Prof. John Reilly of the University of Strathclyde and Rachel Cowper of Inspiring Scotland about how, counter to to popular belief, it is safer for children to be outdoors than indoors.
This video is part of a series on the health crisis faced by young children around the world due to high sedentary behaviour. Â And also looks at the enormous benefits to health and well-being, as well learning and emotional development, of active outdoor play for children.
Interactions are where the powers of nature and human nature meet. Dr Lynn McNair of Cowgate Under 5s Centre in Edinburgh talks fish faces, strong air, and enjoying the magic of discovery in this week’s guide exploring child and adult interactions in the outdoor environment.Read More
The Scottish Government recently launched the Â£2 million Islands Green Recovery Programme/PrÃ²gram Ath-ShlÃ nachaidh Uaine nan Eilean (IGRP). Background The Â£230 million â€˜Restart the Economyâ€™ capital stimulus package was announced by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance on 16 June 2020. The package was launched to help stimulate Scotlandâ€™s economy in light of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19)Read More
The first year report for Our Future Now â€“ Inspiring Scotlandâ€™s 10 year youth employability fund to help a generation of young people in Scotland flourish. Through the Our Future Now Fund, Inspiring Scotland has created a vehicle which enables the Third Sector to respond as a collective and at scale, utilising its 10 yearRead More