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Outdoor Learning Resources for Teachers

IOL for Teachers.


IOL encourages outdoor learning by developing quality, safety and opportunity to experience outdoor activity provision and by supporting the good practice of outdoor professionals.

By representing and lobbying on behalf of our members, we can help ensure the development and progression of outdoor learning.


  • Professional Development & Accreditation
  • Regional/National Conferences, CPD / Workshops / Events
  • Publications and online bookshop
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Special Interest Groups
  • Comprehensive website, Facebook and Twitter
  • Horizons magazine - articles and insight
  • Safety Officer and Free Legal Advice
  • Inclusion on the Member Map
  • Job and Course listings on the IOL website
  • Discounts on books, training, events and gear
  • Active network of outdoor professionals



Enabling Outdoor Learning © CPD & Events for Teachers


  • "A great day with lots of amazing ideas. Simple and possible even when busy and with a full timetable."
  • "Amazing, inspirational ideas that I can really use back at school."
  • "An informative, thought provoking day, which will assist in outdoor learning provision for children at out school"
  • "Friendly, knowledgeable tutors/ good practical activities, motivating made me want to go back to school and try new activities"

"I am very motivated and excited to pass this stuff on to pupils"


Join us TWEETING about 


Workshops, Presentations, Networking Opportunities, Signposting to other training, advice + guidance


One day special events for Teachers at just £95 per person - includes one year concessionary membership of IOL (for anyone not previously a member)




EOL Events

What Teachers Say...

Feedback from teachers who have participated in EOL:

"Lots of ideas....I'm going to be outside tomorrow".

"Great to get so many practical ideas to take back and apply to all ages".

"Very inspiring"   "...a fantastic idea!"    "I felt so relaxed"

"Very informative. Enjoyed all of the workshops. Everything was well organised and practical – I can really use it back at school."

"Fantastic delivery – What a treat to actually get to do the activities as opposed to just listen to the theory."

"Activities will fit into our current curriculum."

"I am very motivated and excited to pass stuff on to pupils."

"... it’s renewed my enthusiasm and motivation for planning outdoor lessons"

"Increased knowledge of learning outside the classroom and what other schools do and the challenges they face."

"Many new activities learned which I will be able to deliver to my class"

"I was encouraged to find out how easy and applicable the activities were without needing a lot of resources"

"lots of new skills I can use straight away."

Resources for Teachers



Warwick Mill Business Centre, Warwick Bridge, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA4 8RR

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