Monday 23 & Tuesday 24 April 9am to 6pm
Gain skills and confidence in using your grounds for curriculum delivery. Completion of the course takes two and a half days plus some structured ‘homework’ in between the course days and is designed to be as practical, accessible & supportive as possible in helping you to make a success in implementing a programme of Outdoor Learning.
This course is suited to anyone working with children and young adults, from home educating parents, early years practitioners, primary and secondary school teachers and those working in further education.
Course Content Summary:
- Understanding the benefits and risks of using the outdoors as a learning environment, looking at the background and context of modern outdoor learning
- Learning how to make an holistic approach to implementing outdoor learning – getting everyone ‘on board’ with your plans
- Planning & delivering seasonal outdoor learning by building specific skills and confidence in a range of areas that can be developed / enhanced in school grounds and in the local environment
- Knowing how to sustainably manage and improve outdoor learning environments, looking at ecological structures in the natural environment, identifying species in our own local natural environments
- Looking at the wider context of Learning Outside the Classroom and making plans to use your local natural and built environment in curriculum delivery.
Further information can be found at Muddy Puddle Outdoor Learning