Ziggy Website Goes Live: Road Safety Scotland has launched Ziggy's new website. Full of great information and download materials for Nursery and P1 staff. Also a good site for your JRSOs to visit for ideas to use with the younger pupils. www.scots.gosafewithziggy.com
Learning Through Landscapes (Grounds for Learning)
Outdoor Learning & Play in Scotland: Termly resource bulletin, bringing you case studies, lesson ideas, funding news and information to inspire and support you. http://www.ltl.org.uk/index.php
The Scottish Out of School Care Network is a
Scottish charity (SC020520)and is the leading voice for school-aged childcare in Scotland. It aims to provide: support, information resources,advice to all involved in out of school care, and a forum to exchange ideas and experiences; to encourage high quality care; to share good practice and to organise events and training.
Our work promotes equal opportunities and children's rights according to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, in particular, Article 31: the right to play.
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
The Calouste gulbenkian Foundation is an international charitable foundation with cultural, educational, social and scientific interest.
No Fear: Growing up in a risk averse society by Tim Gill was published in 2007 by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
There is a link on their website to purchase the book or download a free copy in PDF.
Wild About Britain
Wild About Britain is a registered charity and home to hundreds of thousands of pages about British wildlife, the environment and the great outdoors.
There website is a great resource for identifying wildlife and can provide a perfect follow up for children who are curious about nature and want to learn more about what they have found.
Active Kids Club
Active Kids club is a website that aims to provide information about connecting children and adults to nature and play.
Although the group are based in the United State the website is a fantastic resource for inspiration and ideas to help children access outdoor free play.
Scottish Borders Social Enterprise Chamber
provide a collective voice and focal point for the development of social enterprise in the Scottish Borders.
A social enterprise is a community business, which does not distribute
profits/surpluses to individuals but uses them to meet their social aims.
community can be geographical or of common interest.
Training and events can be found o their website http://www.sbsec.org.uk/
Funding Scotland's purpose is to improve the process of identifying
and communicating funding information in Scotland.
They do this by providing the online platform for organisations seeking funding (Fund Seekers), and organisations offering funding (Funders), to work more efficiently.
By shortening the route between Funders and Fund Seekers we
aim to contribute to improved outcomes for the ultimate beneficiaries of support funding.
Funding Scotland operates as a social enterprise. All income generated is reinvested into the operation of the business and the continuous improvement of their services.