Fortnightly Planner 26/10/21 – COP26 edition


Welcome to this COP26 edition of our fortnightly STEM blog post. Keep reading to find out more about exciting events taking place before & during COP26, 1 – 12 November 2021, across Scotland. Please feel free to share this post with colleagues and school partners.


COY16 – The 16th UN Climate Change Conference of Youth 28 – 31 October

VCOY – the virtual conference for COY16 – be part of one of the biggest youth gatherings all around the world in the run-up to COP26. Register for online workshops and talks – also livestreams open to everyone.


Tuesday 2 November 6pm – 7pm Secondary Sciences Network

Join us as Linlithgow Academy Science Team share their thoughts and experiences about how they have developed their BGE Science curriculum, their successes and plans for the future.

BGE Science Curriculum Rationale, led by staff from Linlithgow Academy, supported by the Education Scotland STEM Team.

Sign up via the Eventbrite link HERE


🌍 Tuesday 9 November 11 – 11:45am  Confident Coders – Save the Oceans! 

Join Code Club for this massive Scotland wide live ‘Code Along’ session based on the Save the Shark project; suitable for P4 upwards. Register here . Learners will need a laptop or computer with access to Scratch online.

🌍 Friday 5 November 11am  Tweet Storm – Schedule Copy and Paste from below:

“#OurDearGreenPlace #COP26 We are pledging to undertake actions to #EngageTheWorldToChangeTheWorld by signing Glasgow’s Children and Young People’s Climate Charter. Join with us by sharing this tweet.”

🌍 Beginning 1st November #COP26 – What is it all about and what it means for me – a series of sessions for GME Primary classes at Level 1 or 2. Live, interactive weekly sessions delivered through Teams in Glow which will help pupils understand more of what COP26 is all about. Register here

🌍 Live now – Young Enterprise Scotland have launched their COP26 Learning for Sustainability Circular Solutions Challenge for primary and secondary schools across Scotland. Students are asked to design a world without waste. Full details here.

🌍 1 – 12 November  Learning for Sustainability ScotlandLive at COP26 course will explore the contemporary issues discussed at COP26 as it happens.


🌍 Visit our Countdown to COP page on the LfS blog for resources and ideas around COP26 and Countdown to COP on the National Improvement Hub for support, resources and programmes organised by Education Scotland.


Dates for your diary

STEM in the North Professional Learning September 21 – June 22

COY16 – The 16th UN Climate Change Conference of Youth 28 – 31 October

COP26  Glasgow   1 November – 12 November

Secondary Science Network Linlithgow Academy  2 November






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