2019 news and events



  • International School Grounds Conference 2020, 23-25 September 2020, Stirling, Scotland.
  • International Adventure Conference 2019, 18 June 2019 (Practitioner Conference) 19-21 June 2019 (Academic Conference), Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
  • SAVE THE DATE: Peninsular Research in Outdoor Learning Regional Conference, 22 January 2020, Plymouth Marjon University, Plymouth, England. There will be charging £15 per place to cover guest speakers and lunch [£5 for students] - More detail to follow as we have this.


Call for Paper 

Digest 15.02.2019



  • Connecting children with local nature: UK research showcase & networking event, 17-18 June 2019, University of Brighton, Grand Parade campus. Event flyer.

Digest 18.01.2019


  • 18 January 2019: the inaugural event for the Peninsula Research in Outdoor Learning, in which the Outdoor and Experiential Learning Research Network will formally become a Regional Hub for the national network of research hubs, led by the Institute of Outdoor Learning. 
  • Tide's out, school's in: the many benefits of beach teaching.




  • Assistantship. We are looking for a graduate student whose research interests align with the field of informal science education, with a particular focus on avian outreach and education. 
  • Nature Friendly Schools Project Manager (Grants), closing date: 3 February 2019.
  • Nature Friendly Schools Delivery and Learning Manager, closing date: 3 February 2019.
  • Administration Support Officer (part-time), closing date: 3 February 2019