Inspirational Outdoors 2018 - A two day outdoor learning & play conference
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
This conference is aimed at primary staff (heads teachers, teachers and teaching assistants), early years practitioners, home educators, after-school and holiday club managers and their staff. Interested parents and practitioners in other fields can also attend.
The conference is hosted by Niki Willows - Outdoor Play Consultant and Trainer, and Martin Besford owner and manager of the outdoor nursery, Highway Farm.
The aims of the conference are:
To enable participants to collect practical, low cost or no cost ideas which they will be able to take away and start today;
To enable practitioners to develop high quality outdoor learning environments which will have a positive impact on children and staff;
To provide practical and hands on workshops, backed up with research and evidence about the benefits of outdoor play and learning.
This conference will cover many aspects of outdoor learning including:
Logistics of getting out of the classroom/setting;
Increasing staff confidence outdoors;
Create exciting learning opportunities outdoors;
A wealth of practical ideas and activities linked to the curriculum;
Professional development and upskilling;
Location: Porthtowan, Cornwall