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SUM24-104 Bringing learning experiences outdoors through nature connection, play and the principles of Forest School.

SUM24-104 Bringing learning experiences outdoors through nature connection, play and the principles of Forest School.

This course aims to:

  • Promote understanding the Forest School ethos is and consider it’s place in education and wider communities.
  • Experience a variety of practical skills, activities and safe practice to bring learning outdoors.
  • Develop lesson plans in line with curriculum.
  • Reflect on the importance of native woodland environments for biodiversity and learning.
  • Enable teachers to develop individual and collective practices & acquire skills for nature based learning, reflecting the priorities in LAOS Learning & Teaching, Domains 3 and 4.
  • Promote a cross-curricular approach to the teaching and learning of science and the environment, including biodiversity and sustainability- integrated with history, literacy, numeracy and Arts
  • Promote transfer of the course learnings to teachers’ SSE processes.

Dates: Monday 8th July - Friday 12th July

Time: 9.30 a.m. - 2.00 p.m.

Venue: Navan Education Support Centre

Facilitator: Ciara Hinksman

 

Summer Course Booking Policy

Our summer courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is only refundable if cancelled 2 full weeks prior to course starting date.
Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or are unable to attend the course after the 2 week deadline, we are not in a position to refund fees. All refunds are less €10 admin fee

Navan Education Support Centre reserves the right to cancel a Summer Course where there are not sufficient numbers to run the course.
In the event of the Centre having to cancel your course, you will be offered an alternative course or offered a full refund.

In line with DES Circular 0037/1997, participants attending Summer Courses accrue entitlements as follows:

  • Full Attendance (20 Hours): 3 EPV Days
  • 4 Days Attendance (16 Hours): 2 EPV Days
  • No EPV days will be awarded for less than 4 days attendance

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 08-07-2024 9:30 am
Course End Date / Time 12-07-2024 2:00 pm
Cut off date 28-06-2024 5:00 pm
Capacity 25
Course Fee €50.00
Location Navan Education Centre

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