Category Archives: Learning Outside the Classroom

Get outside to teach soft skills

Blog written by Greg Brookes-Clayton, Educational Director at Challenge Academy CIC The employment of ‘soft skills’ In terms of educating our young people, I find it encouraging that there seems to be a recognition of the need to develop positive learning … Continue reading

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LOtC Quality Badge: Breaking down barriers for schools

Blog written by Sally Thompson, Quality Badge Manager for the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom. Sally explains how the LOtC Quality Badge is helping more children access great educational experiences. Venues all over the UK are providing inspirational opportunities … Continue reading

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Born Outdoors – Outdoor Citizens

Anita Kerwin-Nye, founder of Every Child Should, has written a blog for CLOtC. My love for the outdoors and the role it has played in my personal well being is well documented. Similarly, how outdoor residentials and adventure learning took me … Continue reading

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Help Your Children Sleep Better: Turn Off Screens and Send Them Outside

Blog written by Sarah Johnson, Community Relations, Tuck Sleep In the modern digital world, many children spend more time than ever in front of a screen. There’s also an increase in the number of sleep disorders amongst children. While digital learning has … Continue reading

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Residential reach

Blog written by Peter Carne OBE, National Learning Adviser to the Learning Away consortium. Many students say that residentials are the most memorable experience of their time at school. But how often do we hear about the many positive impacts … Continue reading

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