Outdoor Education in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Outdoor Education

Adventure Activities Licensing Scheme

A government body charged with inspecting activity providers and their safety management systems; includes information for providers and users, an advice section, FAQ, and contacts.

Association of Heads of Outdoor Education Centres

Formed to promote outdoor education and maintain standards of best practice; includes details of memebership, advice for students, parents and teachers, and a national listing of outdoor education centres.

English Outdoor Council

Umbrella body for English organisations involved in outdoor education and training. Features a guide to outdoor education plus details of campaigns and events.

Institute for Outdoor Learning

Formed to encourage outdoor learning and to support and enhance good practice; includes details of membership, professional development and accreditation schemes, events and conferences, and contacts.

John Muir Award

A non-competitive environmental award scheme focused on wild places; includes newsletters and contacts, with guidance for participants and providers.

Learning Outside the Classroom

Aims to help teachers make the most of learning opportunities beyond the classroom. Includes guidance, case studies and resource links.

Outdoor & Environmental Education

The University of Edinburgh provides postgraduate degrees in all aspects of outdoor education; with a guide to their programmes and research, resources, links, FAQ, and contacts.

The Outward Bound Trust

An educational charity and umbrella body for the separate Outward Bound Trust organisations; includes details of courses, venues, fundraising and events, bursaries, and contacts.

Real World Learning Scotland

Promoting outdoor and real world education in Scotland. Includes articles, case study and downloadable leaflet.

SAPOE - Scottish Advisory Panel for Outdoor Education

A representative voice on matters relating to outdoor education in Scotland; with news and contacts.

School of Adventure Studies

A centre for training in adventure studies and related tourism management, part of West Highland College UHI in Fort William; includes details of courses and facilities, and contacts.

Young Explorers' Trust

A national association of youth exploration societies formed to promote safe and responsible expeditions; includes a list of members, with information about services, training, and events.

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