This fantastic qualification is intended to provide the learner with an understanding of the benefits of learning beyond the classroom, how to manage groups and facilitate their learning and to practically deliver activity beyond the classroom environment. The course will support and empower those working in Education to take their lessons outside the classroom. It will provide practical guidance for risk assessing activities and how to approach Outdoor Learning in order to benefit pupils in their learning and engagement. This qualification is primarily aimed for those employed, volunteering or otherwise involved in Primary and Secondary schools. However, the topics covered can also easily be applied to a wider range of educational settings.
Developed with input from the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (CLOtC) and Institute for Outdoor Learning (IOL) and support from influential leaders within education, it aims to break down boundaries, empower educators and allow educators to give themselves and their employer permission to take a step outside of their normal classroom environment.
It is suitable for all who wish to become occupationally competent; need permissions or have an interest in teaching and learning beyond the normal classroom environment. This qualification is suitable for those employed, volunteering or otherwise involved in Primary schools, Secondary schools, College, Universities, Outdoor Education Centres, Guiding, Scouting, Conservation Education, NGO’s, Education Charities, Field Studies.