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Outdoor Learning in Scotland

The Scottish Region covers the country’s rich and diverse landscape from the sprawling Borders, Mountains of the Cairngorms, Glen Coe and the wild North, to the spectacular west coast and islands including remote and windswept Orkney and Shetland Isles. Wilderness, Wildlife and challenge abound in all shapes and sizes. Scotland’s Outdoor community are well spread throughout providing a range of learning experiences and journeys.

The voluntary committee represents IOL in your region, get in touch with us. We wish to represent your views.

Scotland Regional Events

Scotland Regional News

Covid-19 situation statement from The National Network for Outdoor Learning (Scotland)

Covid-19 situation statement from The National Network for Outdoor Learning (Scotland)

Outdoor learning and play must be at the heart of conversations and planning around the reopening of our schools. This National Network for Outdoor Learning, composed of outdoor learning professionals across Scotland, can readily provide practical advice, resourcing and training for teachers and educators organising learning outdoors with COVID-19 restrictions in place.

A collaborative statement from over 50 organisations in Scotland

Why are Scottish councils closing their outdoor centres?

Why are Scottish councils closing their outdoor centres?

Residential centres across Scotland have given generations of schoolchildren a chance to experience the great outdoors, but yet more facilities are set to close this year. What is behind the decline - and why are people worried about the impact?

How to make outdoor nurseries work

How to make outdoor nurseries work

Scottish government publishes guidance on running outdoor nursery sites as it prepares to increase free nursery hours


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Scotland Committee

Chair - Vacant

Vice Chair - Vacant

Secretary - Vacant

Treasurer - Suresh Paul

Committee: Nick March, Debbie Williams, Kate O'Brien

Go to the Scotland Facebook page for pictures, videos, reports and updates.


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