This very popular course is aimed at educational professionals who are interested in Forest Schools. What are they? Where did the concept come from? What do they look like in practice? The course explores how to become accredited with a Forest School Award through the Northern Ireland Forest School Association (NIFSA)
Week 1: The benefits of outdoor learning for pupils, staff and the community
Week 2: The history of forest schools and how they fit into government legislation
Week 3: Forest Schools in practice and the Forest School Award
Week 4: Funding Opportunities
TUTOR: Martin Gault
Dates: 4 weeks as follows: Tuesday 25th Feb, 3rd March (break for 2 weeks) 24th & 31st March.