Learning outdoors

Learning outdoors

It’s Children’s Mental Health Week (4-10 Feb) and time to start thinking about getting outdoors more. Learning outside the classroom, actually embedded in the environment, is an antidote to the digital stress overload that can be so compulsive and distressing for young people.

planting out lettuce

This book is an essential practical guide to anyone wishing to free education from its meaningless role as a political and social tool, and to think about what kind of educational experience we will need for the uncertain future facing young people today.”

Roger Duncan is a Systemic Family Psychotherapist and author who has been involved in nature-based practice for 30 years.

A new review of Creative Place-Based Environmental Education has appeared in the AHPB Magazine for Self & Society (published by the Association for Humanistic Psychology in Britain).

Read the whole review here (PDF).