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Press Release from UK Outdoors - welcoming Government’s roadmap to restarting Outdoor Education

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Today's Press Release from UK Outdoors - UK Outdoors welcomes Government’s roadmap to restarting Outdoor Education at Easter 2021

- UK Outdoors to work with Government to finalise framework for safe restart

- National Association of Head Teachers stresses benefits of outdoor education to children’s mental health

- Decision comes after completion of Department for Education’s November review

- Easter restart still threatens the future of some centres and additional financial support must be explored

Read the Press Release here

UK Outdoors, welcomes the government's roadmap to restarting Outdoor Education

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The industry body for outdoor learning, UK Outdoors, welcomes the government’s roadmap to restarting Outdoor Education in Easter 2021.

UK Outdoors, as part of the newly formed School Travel Sector Stakeholder Group (STSSG), will be working with the Department for Education and building the roadmap for the restart of residentials in Easter 2021.

Lockdown, learning and the great outdoors on The School Leadership Podcast

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A must-listen!

Lockdown, learning and the great outdoors on The School Leadership Podcast.

Jim Whittaker, chair of the AHOEC, talks to James Bowen about health, well-being, learning and the importance of outdoor spaces. He makes a strong case for reopening residential outdoor learning experiences.

Listen here

The Outdoor Education Centre Line

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A poster which uses the idea that as we travel from birth to adulthood, Outdoor Education can play a key role in someone positively contributing to society. The  train line analogy explains the journey we go on when engaged with the outdoors and the consequences of either engaging with or not engaging with nature.

This as a free resource, so please download it (here) to share or print it off to help promote the importance of Outdoor Education Centres. Produced in support of the campaign #saveoutdoored, supporting the work of UK Outdoors.



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