9thApril 2024

QMU supports outdoor learning and Wee Forests

09.04.24|Categories: Places|Tags: , , |

Listen to this recent BBC Radio Scotland Scotland Outdoors (6 April 2024) programme (sign in required). Join Patrick Boxall (lecturer in Education, Queen Margaret University) for a tour around the new outdoor learning hub and Wee Forest. Listen to him describe the benefits of learning in nature outdoors (from 1.14.37 [...]

15thNovember 2022

Wee Forest takes root at Queen Margaret University’s Outdoor Learning Hub

15.11.22|Categories: Places|Tags: , , , , , |

Wee Forests provide a great resource for Outdoor Learning and for STEM learning outdoors. NatureScot provided funding to establish a Wee Forest at Queen Margaret University's Outdoor Learning Hub in 2022.  This means every year hundreds of undergraduate school teachers learn about the benefits of teaching outdoors. Check out this [...]

23rdSeptember 2021

University branches out with outdoor learning for future teachers

23.09.21|Categories: Miscellaneous, Training|Tags: , , , , , , |

STV news (17 September 2021) shares how first year teaching student are gaining skills in delivering with outdoor lessons, at Queen Margaret University’s new outdoor learning hub. The university is revising the way it teaches life lessons and is looking to impart the skills it takes to teach outside.