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Secondary Geography Quality Mark success

The Geographical Association (GA) have just announced the 2017 Secondary Geography Quality Mark (SGQM) awardees. Field Studies Council (FSC) is delighted to have received the award and Centre of Excellence status for 10 of our field centres. Read More

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

FSC win for biological recording plugin tool

FSC is celebrating after being awarded CIEEM's Best Practice Knowledge Sharing Award this week for their unique plugin for QGIS. The plugin has been developed by FSC’s Tomorrow’s Biodiversity (Tom.bio) project to help those making biological records to use QGIS much more effectively. Read More

Friday, June 23, 2017

£1.23 million National Lottery award to support biodiversity training

Field Studies Council, FSC, are delighted to have been awarded a National Lottery grant of £1.23 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for their exciting new BioLinks project. Read More

Thursday, July 20, 2017

UK Wildlife in Decline

This year there have been a number of news stories reporting a serious decline in the UK’s wildlife across a range of species - something that we at FSC are continuously concerned about. Read More

Friday, April 28, 2017

New CLOtC CPD Training Programme for 2017-18

Council for Learning Outside the Classroom's career and professional development programme. Read More

Friday, June 2, 2017

FSC school visits and the threat from terrorism

FSC chooses its field sites and activities carefully and has further reviewed these in the light of the recent increased risks, especially in major cities. In the unlikely event of being caught up in a major incident FSC has robust systems based on best available guidance from law enforcement agencies. Read More

Monday, June 12, 2017

GA Presidency role for FSC Head of Centre

Nick Lapthorn, who is Head of Centre at FSC Nettlecombe Court, has taken up the role of President of the Geographical Association. Read More

Wednesday, September 20, 2017