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Useful links from past issues of Experiential-CPD
are saved in the archived section below.
Some of these sites maintain their own calendar of events.
of interest to outdoor educators and experiential trainers
A~Z listing of UK sites
Train the Trainer, Facilitation Techniques, Team Building and Development Techniques
Bishops Wood Centre
programme of short courses for educators and environmental professionals involved in education.
Links, News and Information about the Outdoors
British Association of Nature Conservationists (BANC)
workshops, conferences, ECOS journal and other publications.
BMC: British Mountaineering Council
CPD events with a mountain flavour
TCV runs a wide range of short courses every year, many offering qualifications.
Careers and Qualifications in Outdoor Learning in the UK
A list of courses provided by colleges, universities, outdoor sports governing bodies and outdoor jobs websites.
Council for Learning Outside the Classroom
The CLOtC site is designed to support anyone working with young people aged 0–19 provide high-quality educational experiences.
Creative Star Learning
Juliet Robertson offers CPD in an Outdoor Curriculum for Excellence, Literacy, Maths, Science and Problem Solving Outdoors.
David Key offers courses, mentoring, research grounded in ecopsychology, deep ecology and working therapeutically in wild places.
Fundamental and advanced facilitation training courses
Forest Education Initiative
Forest Schools Training
ITOL Professional Development
Continuing Professional Development and qualification with The Institute of Training and Occupational Learning
IOL: Institute for Outdoor Learning
Training Courses, Conferences, Events, Qualifications (APIOL, RPIOL)
IOL Professional Development Training
JAEOL: The Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning
View current issue and archives.
John Muir Award Leader Training
at locations in England and Scotland
Learning Outside the Classroom
Outdoor First Aid in Scotland with MWS
A~Z LISTING of international sites
A-Z Guide to Outdoor Learning Research
Articles, journals, people, advice and discussion
Adventure Activities A-Z
News, gear, chat, safety, weather, qualifications etc
Children & Nature Network
Network started by Richard Louv, author of "Last Child in the Woods".
A nonprofit, online museum of environmental art, advances creative efforts to improve our relationship with the natural world.
Environmental Education Research
Blog, Twitter and Facebook sites, that summarize research studies
Short, easily digestible, reviews of recent research.
European Institute for Outdoor Adventure Education and Experiential Learning
EEE: Experiential Educators in Europe
Annual gathering of experiential educators and trainers
Outdoor Learning Research A-Z
Articles, journals, people, advice and discussion
Reviewing Skills Training
Open workshops and customised training in reviewing/debriefing skills offered worldwide.
Transcultural European Outdoor Studies
2 year full time MA with semesters in England, Germany and
Norway. Bursaries available.
Outdoor andExperiential Learning
Event listing sites that are no longer maintained have been dropped from this index. If you can recommend any regularly updated calendars of interest to facilitators of experiential learning (other than this one!) please write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
OUTDOOR PAGES at reviewing.co.uk• TRAINING WORKSHOPS
• OUTDOOR INDEX
• ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES
• OUTDOOR CAREERS
• OUTDOOR DISCUSSION LISTS
• OUTDOOR JOBS
• OUTDOOR RESEARCH
• OUTDOOR TOUR
• OUTDOOR BOOK REVIEWS
and online articles
for outdoor educators and experiential trainers
This Is What Adventure Looks Like
Thanks to a bold movement led by activists and athletes, the outdoors at last is on its way to becoming a more inclusive playground.
Space to thrive – highlights benefits of parks and greenspaces
Outdoor learning 'makes lessons more memorable'
Fairfield Primary in Cumbria, the Tes Healthy School of the Year, is trying to 'break away from the classic classroom'
By Catherine Lough
Transforming Outdoor Learning in Schools - Lessons from the Natural Connections Project: an introduction to the value and impact of well-planned regular outdoor learning.
Affordability - ideas about how residential programmes can be funded and what some schools are doing to make them less expensive.
Funding residentials – strategies for ensuring programmes are affordable and sustainable
Are we at the turning point for outdoor learning?
Natural England blog post from Jim Burt, including some great links.
Using collaborative residential programmes to develop teachers’ practice
The impact of Learning Away on a SEN School
Busting the myths on outdoor learning in schools
Jim Burt, July 2016, Natural England Blog
A Dose of Vitamin N
A 2 page article in You Mag
The Existing Evidence-Base about the Effectiveness of Outdoor Learning (October 2015)
A report from Giving Evidence who campaign to improve the amount of evidence about charities’ effectiveness which is published, robust, findable, and clear.
The Environmental Curriculum: Opportunities for Environmental Education across the National Curriculum for England. (NAEE, 2015)
Learning Away - Curriculum Integration
This suite of resources provides insight into how Learning Away partnership schools plan curriculum focused residential experiences from KS1 to GCSE.
Learning Away Final Independent Evaluation
John Muir, Earth - Planet, Universe
Written by Julia Batagna, Illustrated by William Goldsmith
Free graphic novel - teacher's notes also available.
Optimism, Pessimism and Hope: Personal responses to the professional challenges of sustainability by Margaret Kerr, Osbert Lancaster & David Key
Learning Through Outdoor Experience: a guide for schools and youth groups by Alan Rogers and Mark K. Smith (editors). Free download.
Inclusion, Wild Places and the John Muir Award
A free booklet showing how the John Muir Award engages with people from a range of challenging backgrounds.
Global Report on Adventure Tourism
Explores the proper management of adventure travel for a sustainable, ethical tourism.
High Quality Outdoor Learning
The English Outdoor Council has re-written the previous guide 'High Quality Outdoor Education' to reflect changes since 2005. Published June 2015.
Horizons Archive Search
A free service for all visitors to the IOL website: instant access to outdoor learning articles over recent years.
If you have or know of other free quality resources of interest to facilitators of outdoor and experiential Learning, please write to email@example.com
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