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What is the outdoor learning teacher training on?
If you’re looking for flexibility in your training, then our Outdoor Learning Teacher Training online option is for you. Complete the training at your own pace and enjoy learning all about our approach. One day you’ll be learning how to use leaves to teach phonics. The next, you’ll be using sticks for maths activities, such as partitioning. What’s more? You’ll learn how to encourage children and their families to go outside. Get active. Connect with nature. Sign up now and find out why our environmentally friendly approach is so powerful!
By the end of the programme, you’ll know how to:
- Take academic subjects outside using natural and up-cycled resources.
- Create a safe, purposeful and natural environment for teaching outdoor learning.
- Engage parents in outdoor learning.
- Deal with weather changes.
- Ensure that all participants are wearing appropriate clothing
What curriculum does the course cover?
If you’re based in the UK, this course will help you teach children in KS1. For countries outside the UK, this course is suitable for you and your children aged 5-7 years.
Who can do this training?
First of all, we have some eligibility requirements you’ll need to meet. You’ll need to be an educator and be able to link to your curriculum.
– Teaching assistants
– Nursery teachers
– Daycare providers
– Home educators
So how does it work?
The course consists of two hours of reading and two hours of practical outdoor learning tasks. All your training will happen alongside children, in either a school or home setting. We also use only natural and up-cycled resources. This makes our outdoor curriculum very cost-effective, manageable and unique. Read about our Muddy Green Promise here.
I’m in! What’s the best payment option for me?
If you’re on a tight budget right now, opt to pay per stage. But if you really want value for money, buy all four stages for a lower cost by choosing this bundle package.
How will I receive the resource?
Once you’ve completed your purchase you’ll be able to immediately download the resource in PDF format. We’ll also send the resource to you as an email attachment so that you always have it handy in your inbox. Set up an account by clicking here so that you have the freedom to return back to the site and access your download.
Once you’ve completed all four stages, you’ll need to complete a final questionnaire before receiving your certificate of completion. The questionnaire is simple and aims to ensure you have understood, reflected and improved your practice throughout the course. We want to make sure that you’ve gotten absolutely everything you possibly can out of our programme.
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