The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is encouraging teachers to embrace outdoor activities after discovering that more accidents take place in schools than on trips. The organisation is promoting the importance of Outdoor Learning through publication of a new guide to planning and leading educational visits.
Category: Outdoor Learning and Play
At a GfL / Play Scotland event in Edinburgh today, Allison Spears from HSE in Scotland presented HSE’s High Level Statement on Play and Risk, which recognises the benefits of allowing children and young people of all ages and abilities to have challenging play opportunities.
News from North Lanarkshire – Kilbowie Outdoor Centre to Remain Open
Berlin probably has the most amazing school playgrounds anywhere, driven by a strong belief in the importance of good external environments for children’s wellbeing and learning.
For the attention of LA members with a responsibility for issuing guidance and managing safety – “Camping Stove Guidance”.
Legacy 2014 funding available to Encourage Physical Activity
The One Planet Schools Working Group Report: ‘Learning for Sustainability’,which promotes a whole school and community approach to Sustainable Development Education, Developing Global Citizens and Outdoor Learning has been published on-line.