Our Upcoming Webinars
Please view the table below to find out more about our webinars for the upcoming term. Please use the link to sign up prior to the session taking place.
All of the webinars below will take place on Google Meet, with the link to attend being found in the table.
Keep an eye on this page for further CPD opportunities coming this term. As always, please do get in touch with us if there is anything we can do to further support you or your staff teams.
|Date/Time||Title||What’s It About?||Presenter||Sign Up Link||Meeting Link|
|Tuesday 18th May
|Sustainable School Gardens – The Challenges and Possible Solutions||School gardens provide a perfect setting for learning without the boundaries of a school building, but how sustainable is the process? This webinar focuses on the reasons why educators feel that school gardens have to be time consuming, labour intensive and expensive and will discuss the possible solutions to these real-life challenges. It will share how you can make your school garden a more sustainable and inviting learning environment for all.||Lindsey Twilley (TCV)||Sign Up Link||Google Meet|
|Tuesday 25th May
4 – 4:45
|LfS and Greening the School Estate in East Ayrshire Council||Find out how developing your outdoor spaces can support LfS and turn your space into a resource for learning||Carolyn McFarlane||Sign Up Link||Microsoft Teams|
|Thursday 27th May
4 – 4:45
|Making the most of your John Muir Award||This webinar is suitable for those who are new to the John Muir Award and who would like to learn more.||Lorna Sloan (John Muir Trust)||Sign Up Link||Google Meet|
|Tuesday 1st June
4 – 4:45
|Nurture in the Outdoors||This session explores the use of the outdoors in supporting nurture groups. It looks at the benefits of learning outdoors, how to make learning outdoors meaningful and relevant in the context of nurture and shares some practical advice, ideas and resources that could be used.||Aly Conquer||Sign Up Link||Google Meet|
|Tuesday 8th June
4 – 4:45
|Pollinator Corridors – the importance and methods of encouraging biodiversity||Pollinators are the foundation of life. As well as providing beauty, they create educational opportunities. Explore how you and your pupils can improve school grounds to support pollinators throughout the seasons. Get a better understanding of how a diverse range of flowers can maximise the potential for supporting a variety of pollinators as well as providing nesting habitats for their young. This webinar will acknowledge pollinators’ role in food growth and how you can take this knowledge to create fun and interesting lessons.||Lindsey Twilley (TCV)||Sign Up Link||Google Meet|
Eco Schools Scotland Webinars
Date of Next Meeting: Monday, 21st June, 2021 (4-5 p.m.)
Education Scotland Professional Learning (OL specific ones – scroll through to find)