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Outdoor Learning in Wessex

The Wessex region is full of character with landscape of open downland, plain and scarp, wooded plateaus, high chalk plains, vales, river valleys, and lowland mosaic and a Jurassic Coast world heritage site. The unique geography and geology of the region is home to a wide array of providers including, commercial residential centres, adventure challenge courses, educational establishments delivering bespoke outdoor courses, voluntary organisations, clubs and individual practitioners who deliver a diverse range of high quality outdoor learning opportunities.

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

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Research project on the impact of COVID-19 on Outdoor Learning and Forest School provision
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Research project on the impact of COVID-19 on Outdoor Learning and Forest School provision

The remote interview, which will take place using Microsoft Teams, aim to ascertain views on the psycho-socio and economic consequences of Coronavirus outbreak on OL and FS provision, and gain opinions on the role of these practices as contributing factors to a renewed and adapted education system in times of pandemic.

Your participation will further improvement the body of knowledge available on the psycho-socio economic impact of the pandemic on the OL and FS sectors.

To take part, please get in touch with Silvia Cont, postgraduate researcher in the School of Education, Education Health and Community Faculty at Liverpool John Moores University, at to arrange suitable time and date for the interview. You will receive by email:

- a participant information sheet where the nature of the research and its aims are explained to you;

- a consent form that you will need to sign and send back to me through email at

To electronically sign the consent form using the ‘’fill and sign’’ function of Adobe Acrobat Reader DC as explained here:

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