Outdoor Learning Resources

Youth Work Recovery Resources

YouthLink Scotland's hub for guidance on the return to face-to-face youth work after Covid-19 - including Outdoor Learning and Education Recovery.

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Scotland's Outdoor Learning Directory

The directory lists a multitude of services supporting outdoor learning in Scotland.

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Youth Work Outdoors webinar

An interactive session run in partnership between YouthLink Scotland and John Muir Trust. 26 youth workers from a variety of organisations across Scotland all contributed to the webinar, discussing benefits of encouraging young people to connect with nature, and the challenges of taking youth work outdoors.

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Scotland’s Youth Biodiversity Panel, working with Scottish Natural Heritage and Young Scot to involve young people in Scotland’s nature and outdoors.

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Youth Work, Nature and the John Muir Award

Summarises why taking youth work outdoors matters and how the John Muir Award can add value to young people’s experiences in a range of youth work settings.

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Young People and Nature Webpages

Find research, good practice, films, initiatives and young people’s stories about the positive impact of connecting with wild places.

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Young People and Nature Films

A short film series directed, shot and edited by a young film maker sharing what young people think about nature and the outdoors.

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Accessing Greenspaces and Planning


Five Pathways to Nature Connection

Informative blog offering guidance for those seeking to re-connect people with nature.

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