Scottish Teachers’ Dirty Weekend 2019 on 1- 2nd March 2019 at The Field Studies Council, Millport. BOOK your place NOW!
Category: Education and Training
The revised ‘Higher Education Sector Guidance for Fieldwork and Travel’, including all offsite visits and travel in the UK and overseas was released on the 9th November 2018
During 2017-2018, 487 schools were involved in delivering the John Muir Award in Scotland (40 more than 2016-17) – this includes 43% of Secondary Schools, 16% of Primary Schools and 5% of Special Schools
This exemplar outlines the intervention of Curriculum Outdoors Attainment Challenge (COACh) in seven East Ayrshire schools working with children, staff and parents to embed Outdoor Learning to raise attainment in literacy and numeracy. This supports whole school communities to engage with children’s learning and have high shared ambition, aspirations and expectations
Rebecca Davies from the University of Stirling has completed her dissertation on: ‘Residential Outdoor Education in Scotland: change over time and the impacts of socio-economic deprivation on access’.
Irmeli Halinen gave a lecture on ‘How Finland refored its education curriculum: Quality Education & A Sustainable Future’ on 12th September 2017 at the University of Edinburgh
Note from David Girling, Programme Leader, BA (Hons) Outdoor Education and Learning at Perth College UHI
The Social Impact Report 2017 from the Outward Bound Trust is available to download
School children across Scotland should be given more opportunities to learn lessons – including English, maths and science – outdoors, according to leading education advisors and experts
East Ayrshire Council has announced that all pupils from all backgrounds across their 54 schools will be entitled to a high-quality residential learning experience during their time at school. The announcement comes shortly after the launch of a new #BrilliantResidentials campaign in Scotland, which disseminates the overwhelming evidence gathered from the Learning Away programme about the numerous positive impacts a residential experience can have on pupils, staff and the wider school community. East Ayrshire is the first council in Scotland to make this commitment