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.
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.