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How should we be educating our children about nature? More...

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Helen Knowler, a Senior Lecturer in Education, has received funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ERSC) to develop an innovative treehouse-style outdoor learning environment for teenagers who struggle to cope in school.
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A report published by the Government last week states that Ministers have decided that there remains a place for the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA). More...

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According to the Guardian last Saturday, Oxford University Press have revealed a list of entries it no longer feels to be relevant to a modern-day childhood.



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Report provides new evidence on the scale and scope of visits to natural environments made by children in England More...

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She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves

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OEAP wants to help you and your staff stay up to date with best practice when organising your school visits
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Want to take a more balanced approach to risk? Here’s the tool you have been waiting for.


Tim Gill posted on the 12th November:

"Today marks a new phase in the move to a more balanced, thoughtful approach to risk management in children's play and learning, with the launch of a short, easy-to-use assessment tool."

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Project Wild Thing - the new Director More...