Making it happen

This conference is sponsored by the Association for the Study of Primary Education

  • Plymouth Marjon University, Derriford Road, Plymouth PL6 8BH

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Join us at the 2nd Peninsula Research in Outdoor Learning (PRinOL) conference where our aim is to support educators of children aged 3–13 in taking their learning outdoors! 

Our speakers have made a significant contribution to outdoor learning and will share their research and ideas at this event.

Speakers are:

  • Ofsted inspector
  • Local schools who regularly take their learning outdoors
  • Academic speakers:
    Professor Peter Bentsen (Steno Diabetes Centre, Copenhagen)
    Professor Justin Dillon (University of Exeter)
    Professor Michelle Jones (Plymouth Marjon University)
    Dr Frances Harris (University of Hertfordshire)
    Dr Sarah MacQuarrie (University of Manchester)
    Dr Jane Waters (University of Wales, Trinity St David)

Cost: £35 / £20 concessions (students and independent practitioners) / free for presenters - please book your place via the eStore link above.

Contact Rowena Passy ( or Mark Leather ( for queries or for further information.

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Association for the Study of Primary Education (ASPE)

ASPE are the proud sponsors of the Peninsula Research in Outdoor Learning (PRinOL) conference, Making it happen. 

ASPE is founded on the core purposes of advancing the cause of primary education and on supporting those most directly involved, through professional collaboration and action.

It is open to all involved in primary education.

Visit the ASPE website for more information


Delegates attending the conference may wish to consider accommodation from one of the following:

Travel and parking

There is a charge to park on the Plymouth Marjon University campus. However, the George Park and Ride is free to park and only a short walk away. For more details please visit Plymouth Marjon University's parking page

Information about buses to and from Plymouth Marjon University is available on their Buses in Plymouth webpage.

Plymouth Citybus route 42. Image credit: Graham Richardson from Plymouth, England [CC BY 2.0 (]

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