Frames and Stories
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
The conference took place in the UK 6th to 8th November 2014. Keynote presentations were given by Justin Dillon, Peter Higgins and Elena Blackmore; you can view copies of their presentations below.
During the conference we explored the Real World Learning model through six workshops. Reports on each workshop are below:
School in the Woods
Disaster in Jizera Mountains
Details below here are no longer current and only for information.
The conference will reveal a new model for outdoor learning that effectively combines values, science and competencies. The Real World Learning approach demonstrates why outdoor learning is an essential element to becoming resilient in the face of a changing world.
What will you get from attending?
We are delighted to announce our three keynote speakers:
For more information on our keynote speakers click here.
Integrating values and science into outdoor learning
Practical research shows that the values we promote have a significant impact on environmental behaviour. Workshops will explore how we build a values perspective into outdoor learning whilst still delivering scientific understanding.
Approaches to Outdoor Learning
A series of workhshops will explore how to deliver effecitve outdoor learning approaches the integrate science, competencies and values, and explore tools that help us prepare more effective outdoor learning programmes.
Open Workshop Sessions
We will be launching a call for workshops from participants...more details soon.
Our draft conference programme is now available here.
Who should attend?
This conference is for anyone involved in outdoor learning or wishing to develop programmes for schools and adults: education providers, teachers, centre managers, education decision makers.
The conference fee includes four nights full board accommodation and all conference materials
€250 or £210
Click here for more information.
To register your interest in the conference, please fill out the online form.