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Transforming educational practices to increase children’s outdoor play


This Child in the City article (07/02/18) reflects on a three year study of an outdoor education research project in Portugal where gradual changes in pedagogical practice created quality outdoor play opportunities for children. The key finding was that cooperation between adults is an important aspect for the success of outdoor play experiences.

Published: 12.04.18

Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry Commission Scotland Scottish Natural Heritage Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland