Fri 12th Apr '13 12:53
Classes outside 'help children learn' later in life
Wed 27th Mar '13 23:57
Fri 22nd Mar '13 08:26
Tue 18th Dec '12 11:39
A disastrous school trip to the Hebrides: readers' travel writing competition 2012http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2012/dec/14/hebrides-scotland-school-field-trip More...
Mon 3rd Dec '12 14:26
How school trips can raise standards
Guardian Round table debate
Outdoor learning is in a class of its own
Learning outside the classroom builds children's confidence and can transform their relationships with teachers. So how can schools be encouraged to organise more outdoor activities? More...
Tue 25th Sep '12 12:39
Latest update 24.09.2012 15:57 Our Natural Childhood Inquiry has found that parents need more support to make the outdoors a part of everyday family life if we’re to avoid rearing a generation completely cut off from the natural world.
Mon 18th Jun '12 08:41
Tue 1st May '12 16:15
Following the success of the previous competitions AHOEC and NAHT have once again joined forces to promote learning outside of the classroom by running the Outdoor Adventure Photographic Competition 2012. We all know that children and young people benefit from ‘hands on’ experiences. By seeing, hearing, touching and exploring the world around them and experiencing challenge and adventure, they find out how what they learn at school relates to their life outside it. The classroom environment doesn’t always provide young people with enough of these opportunities and whilst great learning already happens outside the classroom, many pupils still don’t get out and about enough.
Thu 1st Mar '12 16:36
NUT & NASUWT - Revisiting Risk Video
The aim of the film is to encourage schools to consider using skilled providers when offering children and young people the opportunity to enjoy potentially hazardous activities in a controlled way.
Fri 17th Feb '12 00:05
A voluntary organisation formed to support the continuance of the Wilderness and Plump Hill Centres as an Environmental Education Service providing outdoor learning experiences in the Forest of Dean for children and young people, along with professional support and training for practitioners in schools and youth organisations. More...