Climate Change Message in a Bottle

Climate Change Message in a Bottle is bringing young islanders closer to environmental decision making in Scotland and across the world. By Pauline Robinson, first published 17th December on the Arran Eco Savvy website  Message in a bottle Founded by Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance (SCELG), in partnership with Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & …

Storytelling brings dangers of climate change to life

How students can use storytelling to bring the dangers of climate change to life First published in The Conversation August 27, 2021 By Katie Parsons, Research Assistant and PhD Researcher in Energy and Environment, University of Hull; Florence Halstead, Social Researcher, University of Hull, and Lisa Jones Senior Lecturer in Education, University of Hull With …

Class Rules book launch

Former Arran High teacher, James McEnaney, is returning to Arran in November to launch his new book Class Rules Saturday 13th November 12.30 at Arran High James said on social media recently, “I’ve recently written a book about education in Scotland called ‘Class Rules: the Truth about Scottish Schools’ and am really pleased to be …

Home schooling activities with COAST’s MerPack

Planning your home schooling week and looking for something a little different? Delve into COAST’s MerPack for a fascinating alternative to the usual home school routine. The Marine Education Resource pack is free to download and is full of fun ideas and activities. There are five sections, each with a different focus, including information on …

£75 million boost for Scottish universities

Local MSP, Kenneth Gibson, reports on the £75 million  boost for Scottish universities announced by the Scottish government to help with their recovery after Covid-19. The COVID-19 crisis has had a huge impact on people, institutions and society. Scottish university income has been significantly affected by the pandemic, particularly the loss of international student income, …

Scottish CND Education

New lesson available for schools & training for volunteer speakers We are delighted to announce a new lesson for schools entitled “Survivors’ Stories”. This will run between end of August and end of October and will be available to secondary schools and other groups & organisations in Scotland. The talk will include video testimonies from …