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The Various Types of Outdoor Education (and what they mean!)

(updated July 2018) You may not have heard of the term ‘Learning in Natural Environments’ or the acronym ‘LiNE’ before and maybe more used to describing these activities as ‘outdoor education’ or ‘learning outside the classroom’. To confuse matters you may see me using these expressions interchangeably! As part of my research I have tried to make sense of Read more about The Various Types of Outdoor Education (and what they mean!)[…]

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Extra details of my research into Outdoor Education in York

What can be done to enhance the provision of Learning in Natural Environments (LiNE) for school children in York LEA? Background: •  The Natural Connections Demonstration Project (Waite et al, 2016) was a 4-year study involving 40,000 school children in 125 schools in the south-west of England. It looked at the benefits to children and Read more about Extra details of my research into Outdoor Education in York[…]

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Research Ethics of the Outdoor Education in York study

The ethics and implications of conducting research are taken very seriously by  York St. John University and they have a rigorous scrutiny procedure to gain ethical clearance for any research to be undertaken by their staff and students. Here you can see how your data will be collected and used during this outdoor education research project. Read more about Research Ethics of the Outdoor Education in York study[…]


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