Category Archives: Natural Environment

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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If you want to learn to navigate throw away the map!

This week’s post comes to us from Dr Chris Loynes. Chris is Reader in Outdoor Studies at the University of Cumbria. He recently worked as an educational adviser on the Learning Away Initiative. He is also a member of the Nature … Continue reading

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Going Wild at the ASE Conference

On 9th January Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield, authors of the Going Wild books were invited to give the key note Margaret Collis Lecture at the ASE Conference, which they saw as a wonderful opportunity to speak to an audience … Continue reading

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