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Enriching Learning Opportunities Outdoors

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CPD Topic 1: Creating Enabling Outdoor Learning Environments

Reading Time: 2 minutes

Course content:

This topic has been developed with Sue Asquith, an International Early Childhood Consultant. The course covers the importance of children having access to quality outdoor learning experiences all year round, and how by leading with children’s interests, outdoor learning can be an extension of the learning taking place indoors. 

The course offers practical guidance on achieving consistency and accessibility in outdoor play through all seasons with a focus on the importance of the outdoors being part of a child’s everyday continuous provision, how to over-come weather related barriers and the value of using outdoor spaces in all areas of learning. 

Learning outcomes:

  • Expand your knowledge on the topic area and understand how this subject fits within the context of the EYFS.
  • Discover new teachable moments that will add value to your practice and gain a deeper pedagogical perspective of the subject matter discussed.
  • Reflect on the learning that has taken place and understand how this can impact your practice and the benefit to your children’s development.
  • Make future recommendations for your practice based on insights from industry experts.

All modules can be listened to or watched via the links below. Once you have completed them, please download and complete the assessment before signing-up for your certificate, which is equivalent to 1 hour of CPD training.

Module 1: Outdoor Play through the seasons
Module 2: Overcoming weather-related barriers
Module 3: Continuous provision in the outdoors
Module 4: Bringing the outdoors into all areas of learning


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