11thAugust 2022

Outdoor Learning ethos won over Ofsted

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School Outdoor Learning have shared this article on how Outdoor Learning Ethos Won Over Ofsted. They describe how a former head credits outdoor learning with turning his struggling school around. They saw improved academic attainment, pupils enjoying their learning and happier staff when they adopted an outdoor learning ethos. For [...]

26thMay 2022

Local Approaches to Recovery: a thematic review

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Scotland's HM Inspectors of Education have published a new report examining a range of approaches taken to support improvement and recovery in establishments nominated by local authorities across Scotland. The report identifies common priorities reflected in improvement or recovery plans that aim to address some of the challenges for the [...]

17thMay 2022

My Childminding Experience

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The Care Inspectorate share resources to support quality childcare by childminders. My Childminding Experience shares and celebrates examples of how children of all ages are benefitting from childminder care  across Scotland. This includes examples of positive outdoor play in a range of environments and in nature.

24thMarch 2022

Successful Approaches to Learning Outdoors: An Education Scotland Report by HM Inspectors Feb 2022

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Scotland's HM Inspectors of Education have published a new report highlighting features of effective practice in outdoor learning.  The context is provided by Education Scotland here. This report forms part of Scottish Government’s Education Recovery: Key Actions and Next Steps.