Category Archives: Health & Wellbeing

How Outdoor Play is Improving Children’s Mental Health

As our colleagues at Natural England join together with leaders in the health sector to discuss mental health,dementia and the natural environment, we bring you this guest post looking at mental health in children, and how outdoor play, and learning, … Continue reading

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Building the Evidence: Outdoor Learning Improves Outcomes for Children

On 10th May Children and Young People Now Magazine published a Special Report on Outdoor Learning, including sections on evidence, policy and a range of case studies.  Here we bring you an extract, will full references, by Jim Burt, Natural … Continue reading

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Vitamin N: The missing ingredient in the 21st Century Curriculum

This week’s blog comes to us from Dr Tonia Gray, Associate Professor and Senior Researcher at the Centre for Educational Research, University of Western Sydney, Australia. As a senior member in the Centre for Educational Research at UWS, Associate Professor Tonia Gray … Continue reading

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