Category Archives: Natural Environment

England’s largest outdoor learning project reveals children more motivated to learn when outside

Media release: Thursday 14 July 2016 Children from 125 schools across the South West on England are happier, healthier and more motivated to learn thanks to a new project commissioned by Natural England that has turned the outdoors into a classroom … 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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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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