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.
Interested parties only now have until the 9th March to comment on the HSE’s discussion document on its review of AALA. The document sets out the three options that the HSE board will be taking forward for consideration, and your input will help inform HSE of what the industry across the UK feels about each […]
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is reviewing the delivery and scope of the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) on behalf of Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). The scope of the review aims to ensure that the provision of licencing of adventure activities is delivered in a sensible, proportionate and cost-effective manner, and encourages […]
The minutes, reports and agenda for the SAPOE meeting held at the University of Edinburgh on 5th December 2017 are available.