Posts tagged education
Fin-tastic Photo Fun for Primary Pupils

Read about our recent educational activities on Mull, Iona and on Ardnamurchan. Our education programme brings marine science to life, championing our vitally important Hebridean seas and encouraging outdoor and hands-on learning.

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Wonderful whaley workshops for Oban pupils thanks to supporter donations

Providing top-quality, memorable hands-on learning experiences to school children in western Scotland has been a keystone of conservation efforts at the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust (HWDT) from the beginning. Read on to find our what Pippa, Rian and Michael from our Education Team have been up to, thanks to generous donations from our members and supporters.

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Floating Classes for Oban Pupils on Whale Research Yacht, Silurian.

Tomorrow, HWDT’s research vessel Silurian will set course for Dunstaffnage Marina, in preparation for a busy education week on board the floating classroom, working with primary schools from in and around Oban. For those of you who are curious, the Trust are inviting people to come on board for a guided tour, which will run informally between 5pm and 7pm on Thursday 2nd May.

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"Best school day ever!"

Last week, the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust sailed Silurian, their bespoke whale and dolphin research vessel, to the islands on the edge of the Atlantic, taking a break from surveying for a special education visit to the Isle of Lewis. Read on to find out how the week went.

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Floating Classroom visits Island Primary Schools for the first time in 10 years!

Tomorrow, the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust’s research yacht, Silurian, will set sail on an ambitious tour of Hebridean islands, making special visits to six local primary schools visiting some for the first time in a decade.

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UHI Marine and Coastal Tourism Work Placement at HWDT HQ

HWDT were lucky enough to host two highly enthusiastic students on work placements from the Marine and Coastal Tourism degree course that is run from UHI West Highland College in Fort William. The students helped deliver our community engagement and citizen science programmes, and gained valuable workplace experience for their future careers.

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