Council for Learning Outside the Classroom
From online training to a free ‘Get Outside Toolkit’ it is worth checking out the website for more information to support your move to greater outdoor learning for your class. The toolkit covers
1. How to use learning outside the classroom to deliver learning in your school grounds and locality
2. COVID safe practices of moving around and using your school grounds.
If you would like to consider membership there are a variety of charges – follow this LINK for more details. Membership benefits include:
We are only national charity that champions learning outside the classroom across all subject areas, age groups and learning environments. We are working hard to keep learning beyond the classroom at the forefront of the education agenda.
We provide schools with the support needed to deliver learning activities and experiences beyond the classroom. We do this by providing high-quality resources, training and nationally recognised accreditations for providers of these services. This valuable support will help teachers manage the current situation and plan their curriculum delivery.
Our members get:
Free downloadable high-quality resource packs (together worth over £450). The 25 packs include case studies and lesson ideas covering core subjects from early years to KS5. Full of easily transferable ideas and practical information, they will help you plan and deliver engaging and inspiring experiences beyond the classroom and support learning at home.
Free Learning Beyond – starting your LOtC journey guide. The first in the Learning Beyond series, with additional self-evaluation, action plan and teachers’ survey to help you decide what support you might need on your LOtC journey. The rest of the series is available to those settings signed up to LOtC Mentoring or LOtC Mark Direct.
Access to members’ only support from CLOtC. You can book a telephone advice session or join in with scheduled webinars and masterclasses, free of charge. You’ll also receive a hard copy Members’ Guide to LOtC, free job and events listings on our website, exclusive discounts and a free subscription to School Travel Organiser magazine.
Substantial discounts on CLOtC group training and conferences. Attending just one training session can save you more than the cost of your annual membership. CLOtC can also come to you. Members receive substantial discounts on in-school learning outside the classroom training, tailored to the specific needs of your setting.
Become part of a supportive and likeminded community dedicated to improving the wellbeing, attainment and life chances for pupils. As well as receiving advice and encouragement, your support will help the wider community to thrive and make a real difference to the lives of children and young people.
This is your opportunity to add your voice to our mission to ensure that every child experiences the world beyond the classroom as an essential part of learning and personal development, whatever their age, ability and circumstances.