This pack has been designed to be used primarily with adult learners but could be used in schools or other appropriate learning contexts, and has a strong numeracy focus. It covers weather and climate, climate change, energy and renewables, numeracy support, and places to visit in Scotland. Although it has…
This exemplar on the National Improvement Hub describes how Middleton Park School in Aberdeen has adopted whole school approach using outdoor learning to enrich their curriculum and raise attainment. It includes videos that demonstrate the class buddy approach and the range of literacy and numeracy activities used outdoors.
This set of questions, with a focus on Outdoor Learning, has been extracted from the Education Scotland 'How Good is Our School?' (HGIOS) toolkit by Willie White, Education Officer for East Ayrshire Council, and shared as a resource on the Grounds for Learning website.
These Adaptation Scotland resources help students to think about their place and different environments, climate change impacts, aspects of their place and how they might improve it, plus consider their own place in the context of a changing climate. These resources could support place based learning outdoors.
A presentation given by the ENFOR Outdoor Learning Project Officer at the OWL Scotland national network event February 2017, exploring what progression in outdoor learning might mean in terms of curriculum, time, and place.