NATURE BASED LEARNING
Outdoor Learning is a broad term that includes: outdoor play in the early years, school grounds projects, environmental education, recreational and adventure activities, personal and social development programmes, expeditions, team building, leadership training, management development, education for sustainability, adventure therapy … and more. Outdoor Learning does not have a clearly defined boundary but it does have a common core. Nowadays because of the stressed lives and technology children have physiological, behavior and health problems. The research shows that the rate of ADHD in society is growing due to people lives far from nature and spend time with digital tools. Our training course aims to introduce the environment like a school and give the opportunity to people to go back to nature.
- Discovering nature as an educational atmosphere
- Knowing various activities to be implemented in nature with kids
- Ethic in outdoor activities (Respecting nature)
- How to handle risks in nature and how to analyze risks before activities
- What to do in emergency moments
- How to wear in nature and what to eat?
- Basic how to survive technics.
|PROGRAMME||DAY 1||DAY 2||DAY 3||DAY 4||DAY 5|
|09:30 – 11:00||Welcome Activity – Pre-test||An Overview to Forest Schools||Energizers – Morning Sport||Games to be played outside||Energizers and Evaluation|
|11:00 – 12:30||Knowing Each other through Drama Games||Forest Schools in Europe and Outdoor Learning||Organic Material Designing||Outdoor Learning and School Curriculum||Certificate Ceremony and Closure|
|12:30 – 13:30||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch|
|13:30 – 15:00||Trust and communication with Games||How to Survive in Nature?||Facing the Risks||Ethical Issues and rules in nature||Cultural Activities – City Visit|
|15:30 – 17:00||Meeting with Nature||How to Survive in Nature?||How to set up a ‘no wall class’||Tips for teachers||Cultural Activities – City Visit|