Category Archives: Natural Environment

Improving Wellbeing by Learning Outside the Classroom

Blog post written by Andy Pratt, Head of Group (West) and Wellbeing Lead at Field Studies Council (FSC). There is increasing research supporting that time in the outdoors and nature connection improves health and wellbeing. At FSC we are all … Continue reading

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Using learning outside the classroom to develop character

Blog post written by: Daniel Cibich, Head of Educational Partnerships at The Outward Bound Trust. Following the launch of the DfE Character Education Framework Guidance in early November, I attended a Westminster Education Forum policy conference to hear from a … Continue reading

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The Lost Words aiming to reconnect children with the natural world

Blog post written by: Mike Edmondstone, Schools Communications Officer for the Edible Playgrounds programme from charity Trees for Cities. It’s nothing new to hear that children are becoming increasingly disconnected from the natural world. We are living in an age … Continue reading

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