Outdoor Learning is important to all young people.
The OEAP support all staff in Children's Services and schools taking young people outdoors to engage and enhance learning. It supports these aims by providing guidance contained in the OEAP National Guidance website.
OEAP members offer practical help, advice and support to staff taking children off site, to different environments including visits to local areas, museums, places of worship, visits abroad and adventure activities.
The OEAP is not just about climbing and canoeing but OEAP members work with schools, settings and services to ensure staff have access to high quality advice to enable visits and outdoor learning to take place.
The Panel comprises advisers engaged by Local Authorities, academy trusts and independent schools in England and Wales. It provides a forum for sharing and developing good practice in Outdoor Learning, off-site visits and Learning Outside the Classroom.