Several useful links were shared following the Scottish Government Outdoor Health Workshop
On 20 June 2018 the HSE Board considered a paper on the feedback from the recent Discussion Document on the future of the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) and the Adventure Activity Licensing Regulations (AALR)
50 people and organisations sign up to national pledge on outdoor play and learning
Following the recent decision at their 12th September meeting, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Board have approved the development of a non-statutory Adventurous Activities accreditation scheme, which will require the repeal of the Adventurous Activities Licensing Regulations (AALR). The following information is offered from SAPOE and SAAF as way of an update to the Adventure Industry in Scotland as well as interested parties further afield
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’.
The SAPOE meeting on Wednesday 5th September 2018 will be held at the Low Port Centre, 1 Blackness Road, Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7HZ
The results of the HSE consultation on Adventure Activities Licensing are now available
The agenda, minutes and reports for the SAPOE meeting on 13th June 2018 are now available.
The agenda and reports from the SAPOE meeting on 15 – 16th March 2018 are now available.