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SNH Report: Teaching, Learning & Play in the Outdoors

Thu 26th March 2015 - Schools and early learning & childcare settings

SNH commissioned report on teaching, learning & play in the outdoors: a survey of school & pre-school provision in Scotland is now available to read.

This research considers to what extent, in what ways and with what impacts schools and pre-schools are utilising the school grounds, local areas, and other places beyond as settings for the delivery of Curriculum for Excellence.

It revisits SNH Commissioned Report 225: Young people’s interaction with natural heritage through outdoor learning to consider changes in provisions of outdoor learning and play in Scotland. It also provides new baseline measures on the impacts of taking learning outdoors.

Click here for the full report.