Environment and Forestry Outdoor Learning Project

Scotland’s historic environment makes a valuable contribution to our quality of life, cultural identity, education and economy.

Organisation: Scottish Natural Heritage/ ENFOR
Project title: Environment & Forestry (ENFOR) Outdoor Learning Project

Sharing Good Practice. Outdoor Learning at the Chalkface. Battleby. 10 November 2009. Using the Outdoors – The Senses. ©G.Logan/SNH

Scottish Natural Heritage employed a project officer to lead this collaboration between Scottish government agencies to enable better coordinated approaches to outdoor learning, with the following outcomes 2017/18:

A coordinated approach for sharing ENFOR outdoor learning approaches, resources and supporting enquiries was developed across ENFOR partners.

ENFOR activity was audited, mapped and reviewed.

Improved communication across local and national outdoor learning networks, including Outdoor & Woodland Learning (OWL) Scotland.

The Outdoor Learning Directory, a partner web portal, was developed and kept updated.

Forest School Scotland enquiries were supported and the database and network was maintained.

Which OPiT key performance indicator is the project contributing to? Main: 12

Other: 4, 7

Contact name: Penny Martin
Contact email: Penny.Martin@nature.scot
Relevant web links: http://outdoorlearningdirectory.com/

Reviewed: September 2018