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;


Cost: £75-£350

Location: Porthtowan, Cornwall


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