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This Research Note (Forestry Commission Scotland publication) by Jamie Hamilton (2018) compares the performances of 71 primary schoolchildren carrying out curricular tasks in outdoor and indoor classroom settings. He uses the findings to argue that increasing the use of outdoor learning through national policy-making will support cognitive and social development in primary schoolchildren, and help close the attainment gap in Scottish education

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