Tue 4th Jun '13 09:05
EXPERTS have called for more Scottish school lessons to take place outdoors. Professor Peter Higgins of Edinburgh University says schoolchildren are “stuck in classrooms” and need to go outdoors at least once a week. He said teachers and school bosses had failed to realise the benefits of outdoor education to childrens’ health and wellbeing, and the amount of time children spend outdoors should be a key part of inspections.
Tags: Scottish News
Tue 4th Jun '13 09:04
How outdoor play inspires independent learning for early years Forget lesson plans, Annie Woods lets nature and spontaneity be her pupils' inspiration during lessons in the forest http://www.guardian.co.uk/teacher-network/teacher-blog/2013/jun/04/outdoor-play-inspires-independent-learning-for-early-years
Thu 18th Apr '13 11:43
Children are safer playing out in the street or their local park than on the internet, a landmark report by the NSPCC showshttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/10000976/Children-safer-from-strangers-in-the-park-than-their-bedroom-NSPCC-warns.html
Fri 12th Apr '13 12:53
Classes outside 'help children learn' later in life
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Tue 19th Feb '13 23:13
The OEAP National Guidance Web site for advice for school visits and learning outside the classroom gains further support and endorsement More...
Thu 14th Feb '13 13:29
New report by Ofsed on PE and school sport 2008 - 2012 More...