Find an Outdoor Learning Card trainer

Some of the trainers for Outdoor Learning Cards are also the SAPOE representative for their local authority. If you wish to contact one of them, please follow the relevant link below to their entry in the SAPOE Members Directory where you will find contact details.

For local authorities where this is not the case, please visit the SAPOE Members Directory and contact your SAPOE representative, who will assist you in making contact with an Outdoor Learning Card trainer. 

Aberdeen City

Jonathan Kitching, Anna Bushe and Richard Lawers



Aberdeenshire & Moray  

Derek Shepherd




Gavin Brebner and Kathleen Shepherd




Andrew Ward



Dumfries & Galloway

Mike Taveren, Edward Hex and Alan Rogerson



Dundee City

Derek Napier, Lewis Jones and David Slade



East Ayrshire

Willie White, Mair Harvey, Ryan Rodgers, Peter Stewart and Natalie White



East Dunbartonshire   

Alan Smith



East Lothian

Liz Brookes, Andrew Duff, Angela Morris and Martyn Pegg



Edinburgh City

Mellissa Berry



Eilean Siar 

Isi Oakley, Sean ZiehmStephen and Geoff Lester 




Jane Jackson and Charlotte Main




Ali Dreyer, Fiona Ashton-Jones, Lynne Bramall, Tony Credland, Tegan Kazeze and Adam Nosal



Glasgow City

Neil Wightwick and Andrew Stanford




Nancy Chambers, Nick March, Louise Naden,  Malcolm O'Reilly and Bridget Thomas 




Graeme Hyett




Bill Stephen, Sean Fallon and Eoin Keane



North Ayrshire

Jean Frew and Christine Shanks



North Lanarkshire

Robert Colquhoun



Perth & Kinross 

Ross McMillan



Scottish Borders 

Gordon Smith, Jenny Changleng and Niall Harris



Shetland Islands

Pete Richardson



South Ayrshire 

Alistair Mutch, Michelle Sloan and Jill Tomlinson



South Lanarkshire

Catriona Deards, Nick Lansdell, Scott Russell and Lezlee Wylie




Matthew Brook and Iain MacKinnon



West Lothian

John Lewis



Other trainers

Dave Girling, John Hall, John Hamilton, Barry Hewitt, Debbie Low, Don MacLean, Nigel Ohlson, Elspeth Pawlak, George Reid, Chalmers Smith, Craig Thompson and Helen Winton


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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.

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