Upstream Battle Education Programme - What's coming up?

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Register to take part in our source to sea Professional Learning Programme. Register for this free CLPL, designed to provide the tools and resources for educators to use source to sea litter as a context for nurturing STEM learning. At this time, the CLPL is open for exclusivly West Partnership establishments.


Get involved in Young Reporters for the Environment as part of Upstream Battle on the Clyde. Spread the message about environmental issues, by being part of this media skills activity using marine litter and the Clyde as the context to develop research, presentation and reporting skills. Find out more about Young Reporters for the Environment programme.

Over the summer

Begin research for Young Reporters for the Environment: decide on the topic, get out and start investigating. Use our online resources to get to grips with the media techniques and work with Upstream Battle Anchor Groups to gather evidence.


Join our family activity days around the Clyde. Come to our drop-in sessions from 11 to do a litter pick, complete a survey and learn more about the impact of source to sea litter and how to stop it.

Parklea Playing Fields, Port Glasgow, Inverclyde 6 July

Kelvingrove Park, Galsgow 11 July

Keep an eye on the Upstream Battle page and socials @KSBScotland for updates.

From August 2022

Professional Learning Programme commences. A series of twilight training sessions will cover topics including source to sea litter, Learning for Sustainability and Circular Economy to engage young people in STEM. The welcome event will give participants chance to network with other STEM leaders and introduce key topics of the programme including LfS and the SDGs.

w/b 19th September. Details will be sent out to registered participants.


STEM the Flow, to stop Source to Sea litter. Take part in this engineering-based design challenge where secondary students will research and develop ideas to either tackle litter already in the River Clyde or design ways to prevent it from entering watercourses. The programme will involve workshops and mentor sessions for students, led by industry professionals.

The challenge will be launched in October, with full details available next term.

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