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Education under COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By British Ecological Society

Outdoor learning is growing in popularity amongst primary school and early years teachers in the UK, with forest schools popping up all over the country since the 1990s. This is most likely in response to the consistent squeezing-out of outdoor learning and ecology from the national curriculum and an increasing focus on testing and learning objectives. Under the current COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, which have seen the closures of schools and a resultant surge in home schooling, there are tell-tale signs that a new-found appreciation for the importance of the natural world in children's...
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