Outdoor Learning: Perfect Your Practice

Course Details

This is course is designed to help early years practitioners reflect upon their outdoor provision. We look at creating interesting spaces for children to learn and play outdoors by tweaking what we have got in simple, doable ways that ensure the prime areas of learning are embedded outside. Please bring some photos of your outdoor space. Part of this course will take place OUTSIDE regardless of the weather. Come prepared with suitable clothing, footwear and anything else needed for the weather and season.

This course will:
Provide participants with a range of simple ideas and activities to undertake outdoors.
Look at ways of ensuring children’s active involvement in the improvement processes.
Consider planning for outdoor provision and creating
Course Date Tue 28 Nov
Duration 10:00 - 15:30
Location Wakefield
Venue Address YPO, 41 Industrial Park, Wakefield, WF2 0XE
Target Audience Early years, Key Stage 1, teaching assistants, governors, parents, maths coordinators
Lunch 12:30 - 13:15
Price £129
Voucher Value £100

Course Tutor

Juliet Robertson is an education consultant who specialises in learning outdoors. She works behind the scenes at a national level in Scotland, writing publications,
resources and website content which actively contributes to embedding outdoor learning across the curriculum. Juliet is in high demand
as a trainer throughout the UK for her practical outdoor courses that have been created based upon her own experiences of working outside in the
early years, SEN and primary sectors both currently as a supply teacher, and previously in her head teacher roles. Juliet recently wrote a book,
‘Dirty Teaching: An Introduction to Learning Outdoors’. Her popular and award-winning blog, ‘I’m a teacher, get me OUTSIDE here!’ is consistently
recognised as one of the most influential education blogs in the UK.

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