15 Things To Make With Elder at Forest School: THE ELDER TREE I hold it needless to write any description of this, since every boy that plays with a pop-gun will not mistake another tree instead of elder: Culpepers … Continue Reading →
A Perspective on Training: Youth and Environment Europe are an umbrella NGO for youth organisations involved in environmental protection in 26 European countries. I have been involved in a couple of their projects as … Continue Reading →
Forest School Training – Caveat emptor: So you have decided that you want to embark on the journey to become a Level 3 qualified Forest School Practitioner. An increasing number of training providers and a … Continue Reading →
Make Room for the Mushrooms: I’ve been making these little wooden mushrooms for quite a while now and they are a really good project to introduce people to whittling.I finally got round to setting up … Continue Reading →
A Forest of Ideas: About 5 years ago, I met lots of thoughtful outdoor practitioners and academics and a fair few ‘pracademics’ in a lodge in the middle of Finland and had some of … Continue Reading →
I enable staff and pupils to get the most from outdoor experiences. Through training adults, leading one-off sessions or running bespoke programmes, the genuine cross-curricular potential of learning outside the classroom can be unlocked. Promoting child-initiated learning is central to what I do, based on 20 years of teaching, management and training.