An infographic and guidance about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the reopening and operation of outdoor education centres and reintroducing visits by schools can be found on the Going Out There website: https://www.goingoutthere.co.uk/appendix/coronavirus-covid-19-reopening-and-operation-of-outdoor-education-centres-and-reintroducing-visits-by-schools/
Category: Education and Training
An advisory note from the Advisory Sub-Group on Education and Children’s Issues providing advice on school transport, outdoor learning, community transmission, the impact of school closures and staff safety and well-being was published on 3rd March.
The Scottish Government will provide £2 million of funding to mitigate the financial challenges facing the residential outdoor education sector as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis
The Scottish Advisory Panel for Outdoor Education is pleased to announce the launch today of the Supporting Learning Outdoors professional e-learning course
The Scottish Advisory Panel for Outdoor Education is pleased to announce the launch today of the Teaching Learning Outdoors professional e-learning course. This course and associated guidance, developed by Education Officers and SAPOE representatives from five local authorities, benefited from £17,250 of Scottish Government funding aimed at supporting outdoor learning. This has allowed this course […]
The following websites provide some useful information on outdoor learning ideas and resources that might be of interest to teachers, parents and carer
Two outdoor centres, Blairvadach near Helensburgh and Kilbowie in Oban, are set to close despite the life-changing experiences they provide
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?
The following guidance and information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been issued by the Scottish Government and Health Protection Scotland
Over 35 years SAPOE have observed a substantial reduction in local authorities’ ability to sustain their own residential outdoor education facilities