Category: News

Statement On how Outdoor Learning can support the reopening of schools in Scotland

Released: 11th May 2020 Outdoor learning is embedded in Curriculum for Excellence and in our GTCS standards. We know it benefits learning as well as mental and physical wellbeing. In the current situation of reflection, refocus and recovery we believe that outdoor learning and the outdoor environment needs to be at the heart of conversations […]

BBC: Why are Scottish councils closing their outdoor centres?

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?