Rural Skills [SCQF Level 4&5] Support Handbook: Trees, Timber & Forestry

Created by OWL Scotland | Published 12.11.12

This handbook is a guide for those interested in delivering these courses with a focus on forestry and timber rather than horticulture/agriculture.  It is particularly targeted to those centres south of the Highlands and Islands, where there has been dedicated support, funded by Highlands and Islands Enterprise.  The handbook is not comprehensive, but aims to provide helpful, practical ideas, good practice, advice and information.  It provides one case study, but would benefit from additional examples – perhaps you can help? 

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Your Child and Forest School - Information for Parents and Carers (May 2012)

Created by OWL Scotland | Published 05.30.12

A guidance note for parents and carers with information about the background and practice of FEI Forest School in Scotland and benefits to the child, and how they as parents/ carers can get involved. It includes a section for the FEI Forest School Leader/ FEI Cluster Group to complete to provide local contact details.

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Organising Network Days Guidance Note

Created by OWL Scotland | Published 02.01.12

This guidance note has been written by Mike Brady, Countryside Ranger (Team Leader) South Lanarkshire Council, to help you organise your next  FEI or Forest School outdoor networking event . Based on practical experience, it covers the why, who, what, where, and when of event planning and practical issues to think about,  to help your event run more smoothly.

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