In this mini episode Dr Tracy Hayes (University of Cumbria) and Dr Mark Leather (Plymouth Marjon University) discuss the importance of nature, outdoor learning and play before, during and after the Covid-19 pandemic.
The BERA Nature, Outdoor Learning and Play Special Interest Group is a forum for academics, practitioners, and students to engage critically in debates around nature, learning and play in outdoor settings, and brings together colleagues with diverse interests.
The aim of the SIG is to provide a focus for the wealth of outdoor learning research taking place in the UK, and beyond. Traditional elements that spawned the Scout Association, Outward Bound, the Duke of Edinburgh Award and the Sail Training Association still continue in the educational landscape. Other traditional forms of nature study and natural history provide ways of learning about the outside world and understanding our place within it.
Find out more at https://www.bera.ac.uk/community/nature-outdoor-learning-and-play
Views expressed are the presenters own and not those of BERA.