Peninsula Research in Outdoor Learning aims
Aims of the Outdoor & Experiential Learning Research Network.
Transforming Outdoor Learning in Schools
This Transforming Outdoor Learning in Schools – Lessons from the Natural Connections booklet provides school staff with an introduction to the value and impact of well-planned regular outdoor learning.
Researchers work with school to develop new guidelines on outdoor learning
A partnership between University academics and a local multi academy trust (MAT) is involving Plymouth schoolchildren in the latest research into outdoor learning.
Good from Woods
Good from Woods was a National Lottery funded research project led by the Silvanus Trust and University of Plymouth, in partnership with the Woodland Trust, Neroche scheme and Forest Research. It started in April 2010 and ran until December 2014.
Good from Woods case studies
Explore the projects to find out how these woodland activities affected the health and wellbeing of the people involved.
Observing participants allows you to collect evidence ‘live’ in the setting without interrupting the activity.
Project encourages pupils to realise benefits of outdoor learning
Plymouth University news: Children across Devon are discovering the many and varied benefits of outdoor learning thanks to a partnership project being developed in the county
England’s largest outdoor learning project reveals children more motivated to learn when outside
Plymouth University news: Children from 125 schools across the South West on England are happier, healthier and more motivated to learn thanks to a new project commissioned by Natural England and delivered by Plymouth University
Network projects past and present
OelResNet network projects past and present
Report identifies ways to boost children’s quality of life through outdoor learning
Plymouth University news: Outdoor learning can have a significant and positive impact on children’s quality of life but needs to be introduced more formally into the school curriculum in order for its potential benefits to be fully realised