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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.


MP Neil Hudson speaks up for re-opening Outdoor Education Centres during PM’s Commons Covid-19 Statement

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The campaign to re-open residential outdoor centres is pushing hard to see Government to allow this vital part of education.

MP Neil Hudson speaks up for re-opening Outdoor Education Centres during PM’s Commons Covid-19 Statement. Health Secretary Matt Hancock responded on behalf of the Prime Minister.

IOL Member Newsletter - Saving Outdoor Centres ~ IOL Free webinars ~ Outdoor News ~ Professional Recognition

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In the latest IOL Member newsletter (Nov 2020 no 1)

▪ UPDATE on the campaign to save residential outdoor education centres

▪ Making a case for outdoor learning

▪ Research on research reporting

▪ Using fire for different bushcraft applications

▪ FREE Webinars for IOL Members

▪ Outdoor news

Hancock agrees to review ban on educational overnights

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Tim Farron, MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale, is continuing to support the campaign to reopen outdoor education centres for residential school visits. Tim's video can be seen on Twitter of his call to the Secretary of State for Education, in Parliament, to review the ban on residential school visits and change the DfE advice. Matt Hancock agreed to review the ban on educational overnight stays with Sec. of State for Education.


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