Outdoor education is on the rise in Europe and beyond and there is an emerging trend of integrating outdoor learning activities in formal education and bringing outdoors inside. Not only does outdoor education help students become in tune with their surroundings and gain and appreciation for the natural world, it also plays an important part in bringing what they learn in the classroom into real life through application and observation and highly contribute to their personal and social development.
This course is designed to provide teachers and other education staff with the basic skills and tools to lead a range of group exercises and challenges, problem solving games, experiential activities in the nature, on school sites, in local parks as well as in urban settings.
The outdoor educations course for teachers aim to provide participant with tools, ideas and best practices as well as practical experience and first-hand knowledge on how to integrate outdoor education in formal education.
The general aim of these courses is to foster excellence and innovation in education by equipping teachers and education staff with the basic knowledge and skills to integrate outdoor education activities in their education programmes.