Student Outcomes & Natural Schooling – a Pathways from Evidence to Impact Report 2016 looks at 21 inter/national school-based outdoor learning case studies from 11 countries – highlighting challenges and opportunities, and making recommendations for improving delivery and evaluation of programmes. Executive summary is below. Full report can be downloaded here.
Outdoors Victoria Conference 2017
‘Outdoor Learning – A Natural Connection’ for the 2017 Education Outdoors Conference.
Outdoor Learning has long been recognised for its diversity and ability to connect with many other areas. Join us to further unpack and strengthen these connections.
Event Date: 26 – 27th May 2017
Currently the call for presenters has been released but more information will be updated as it comes to hand. Keep an eye on the OV page here for further details.
The 2017 Australian Association for Bush Adventure Therapy (AABAT) Forum.
Event Date: Friday 21 to Sunday 23 April 2017
Explore ideas and challenges around connecting, and helping people connect with nature, themselves and others.
Experienced practitioners, researchers and facilitators form varying backgrounds will be sharing their experience and knowledge on how to connect therapeutically in a bush adventure setting.
Those new to the field or those who are interested in learning more about this exciting practice are encouraged to attend and make new connections with this open and welcoming group.
John Marsden, renowned author and founder of Candlebark School which he has described as ‘somewhere between Steiner and The Simpsons’ will be presenting at the event.