20thFebruary 2024

Myth busting: Outdoor Learning Edition

20.02.24|Categories: Resources|Tags: , |

There are a lot of myths that make outdoor learning seem too difficult, too expensive and too time consuming when in reality, most of that is just not true. School Outdoor Learning share a myth busting blog post that clears up the most common misconceptions teachers have about outdoor learning.

5thDecember 2023

Guidance for Outdoor Mental Health Interventions: IOL releases Statements of Good Practice

05.12.23|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Institute for Outdoor Learning (IOL) share statements which set out a view on competence when combining mental health and well-being interventions with outdoor learning. This includes a great summary video on ‘An introduction to Outdoor Therapy’ which sets the context for this approach. The primary goal was to develop [...]

7thJune 2023

What does Learning for Sustainability mean for me?

07.06.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

This information provided by The General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) supports teachers to find out more about what Learning for Sustainability is and how it relates to the Professional Standards for Teachers. Information includes: A professional guide for teachers The voices of teaching professionals, who share their experiences of [...]

21stDecember 2022

Does outdoor education support teacher well-being?

21.12.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

This paper ‘School-based outdoor education and teacher subjective well-being: An exploratory study’ published 15 December 2022, describes a teacher survey carried out in Québec, Canada, during COVID-19. This study explored the possible relationships between outdoor education and preschool and primary school teachers’ subjective well-being (SWB). The study findings suggests that [...]