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If you would like to contact the Scottish Advisory Panel for Outdoor Education, please use the Panel Members section of the website to find the representative for your Local Authority.

Alternatively, you can contact Derek Napier, who is the Secretary for the Panel.

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Going Out There

'Going Out There' is the Scottish framework for Safe Practice in Off-site Visits. It has been developed in partnership by the Scottish Government, the Scottish Advisory Panel for Outdoor Education, the Health and Safety Executive, Education Scotland and the Association of Directors of Education, with input from other partners, voluntary organisations and providers.

Click here to access ‘Going Out There’

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