2ndAugust 2022

Piloting a Transformative Evaluation approach – with an East Ayrshire P6 class and teacher

02.08.22|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

Read about a transformative evaluation approach that captures the impact of learning outdoors. The John Muir Award is used to inspire action for wild places, and narrow the poverty related attainment gap through improving young people’s health, literacy, and numeracy. You can also find the  school case study here.

6thApril 2022

Alternative ‘Residentials’

06.04.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |

East Ayrshire’s LOST Issue 46 (April, 2022) shares suggestions for outdoor experiences for those pupils unable to take part in residentials. For example, Loch Down Lodge provides suggestions for outdoor adventure activities that can be done in school grounds or further afield. This issue also shares useful resources from partner [...]

2ndFebruary 2022

Shortlees Primary School outdoor learning culture celebrated!

02.02.22|Categories: Miscellaneous, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

Congratulations to Shortlees’ primary school, East Ayrshire Council!  Education Scotland has recognised their great outdoor learning practice, and their case study can be found in the new Achieving Excellence and Equity 2022:NIF and Improvement Plan (page 48 of the download). East Ayrshire’s LOST team report that Shortlees celebrated their achievement by [...]

3rdNovember 2021

Learning challenges for COP26

03.11.21|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , |

East Ayrshire LOST share some great learning and teaching resources in Issue 41 of their latest newsletter. This includes 5 challenges to learn about COP26, find out more about the issues and to take action.  For example, why not try EAC LOST COP 26 Challenge - Nature? See all challenges on [...]