Learning Outside the Classroom

Learning Outside the Classroom

The Learning Outside the Classroom Manifesto aims are as follows:

* To improve training and professional development opportunities for schools and the wider workforce;
* To provide all young people with a wide range of experiences outside the classroom, including extended school activities and one or more residential visits;
* To better enable schools, local authorities and other key organisations to manage activities safely and efficiently;
* To make a strong case for learning outside the classroom, so there is widespread appreciation of the unique contribution these experiences make to young people’s lives;
* To provide easy access to information, knowledge, expertise, guidance and resources;
* To offer learning experiences of agreed high quality;
* To identify ways of engaging parents, carers and the wider community in learning outside.

Why go outside? When you step outside the classroom you have the opportunity to transform learning and raise achievement. Learning outside the classroom allows participants to learn in context, to learn by practical engagement, and to learn by personal discovery. They can master new skills, work collaboratively with others and develop a better sense of themselves and their potential. Give it a try

The website also contains the following:

  • Case studies
  • CPD training modules
  • News, events and further information
  • Applicable from Foundation level and through Key Stage 1-4. Aimed at a wide range of professionals.

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