12.0306 Forest Schools & Outdoor Play & Learning

Institute for Outdoor Learning

Description

A membership organisation providing support and accreditation to outdoor professionals and a range of services which include a specialist bookshop offering discounts, Horizons, the only magazine which offers continuing professional development and inspiration for the outdoor practitioner, plus insurance, comprising of a special package for those who lead groups outdoors, a quarterly newsletter, courses and conferences, a website (including jobs area), special interest groups, careers information, safety consultants, and regional groups. IOL is a registered charity.

Woodcraft Folk

Description

Educational organisation that works with children and young people from pre-school to 25-years-old in five age groups. Runs a programme designed to encourage understanding of environmental issues in the context of living in a world where equality, peace and friendship are important. Produces educational resources for environmental work with children. Call for details of local groups.

Learning Through Landscapes

Description

National charity helping schools and early years settings improve their grounds and outdoor spaces for the benefit of children. Research has demonstrated that school grounds across the UK are significantly undervalued as a resource and for having a profound influence on children and young people's attitude and behaviour. Read more »

Countryside Foundation for Education

Description

An educational charity that helps to ‘bring the countryside into the classroom’ with its free, on-line, primary and secondary school educational resources and also ‘brings the classroom into the countryside’ with its countryside live and estate day events.

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