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Training Directory: Community Engagement and Environmental Education Short Courses

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Community Engagement and Environmental Education  - Short Training Courses

 

That's being trained in how to deliver community events and environmental education not the actual events themselves; so typical courses will include how to engage the community and how to deliver on topics as diverse as storytelling to running consultation exercises.  There is also training in environmental education techniques such as Forest Schools workshops. This section also includes courses on volunteer management and development.

19/10/2020 Outdoor Learning Practitioner (Level 2) Training Course 2 Days

Rough Close Scout Campsite, Coventry, Warwickshire, Wild Learning 07807620976 sarah@wild-learning.com www.wild-learning.com

Ideal for those working with any age and ability of children, who wish to enhance their curriculum and utilise their grounds by taking learning outside. This course covers a range of activities and lesson plans mapped to your curriculum. It looks at the risks/benefits and sustainability of using outdoor spaces

Cost £226 Accredited

20/10/2020 Train the Online Trainer 1.5 Days

Online, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 UKCEHtraining@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/2HxH0Ty

This interactive and participatory online training course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to train other people in formal and informal situations. How to communicate and share your expertise via coaching, training courses, workshops, teaching and knowledge sharing. 3 Morning sessions.

20/10/2020 Mental Health Awareness in the Work Environment 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3l0yVKS

This training benefits the learner by raising awareness of common mental health problems related to work such as depression, stress and anxiety, eating disorders, self-harming and suicide. This is aimed at lone or remote workers and may spot key points to identify issues when they meet or come into contact their colleagues.

Cost £Varies: see website

21/10/2020 Outdoor Numeracy & Literacy Training Courses 1 or 0.5 Days

Rough Close Scout Campsite, Coventry, Warwickshire, Wild Learning 07807620976 sarah@wild-learning.com www.wild-learning.com

Join us to explore a range of outdoor activity ideas focused on delving into the National Curriculum outdoors. Ideal for those working at EYFS, KS1 & KS2 with opportunities to differentiate as needed. Take away; ideas, confidence, written session plans, supporting risk assessments and some basic resources.

Cost £60 for the full day

21/10/2020 Learning Beyond the Classroom Level 3 1 Day

Park Farm, LE67 6PD, Park Farm Training Centre 0777585722 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk forestschoolcourses.co.uk

A 1 day accredited course, developed with input from the IOL and CLOtC, for those wishing to support learning beyond the constraints of a classroom- suitable for teachers, scout/guide leaders, plus those working in conservation education, field studies, NGOs. It aims to break down barriers and empower educators.

Cost £299

22/10/2020 Outdoor Science & Living History Training Courses 1 or 0.5 Days

Rough Close Scout Campsite, Coventry, Warwickshire, Wild Learning 07807620976 sarah@wild-learning.com www.wild-learning.com

Make your history lessons come alive by taking them outside. Join us to learn some easy to achieve curriculum linked activity ideas. Hands-on Science? the only way to learn, how about exploring these concepts outdoors? Join us to explore outdoor lesson plans. Ideal for those working at KS1 and KS2.

Cost £60 for the full day

27/10/2020 Fieldwork workshop - Bioprofiles 1 Day

Webinar, Learning through Landscapes +447818424476 rstaples-rolfe@ltl.org.uk c-js.info/3jwHlta

Part of the Bioprofiles Erasmus + project this workshop will look at ways to take 10-15 year olds outdoors for fieldwork using IT to assess their environment. We will share case studies from schools and introduce the range of resources that will free to download.

Free Course

01/11/2020 Train the Online Trainer (on demand) 2 Days

Online, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 UKCEHtraining@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/31iHWaV

This training course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to train other people in formal and informal situations. How to communicate and share your expertise via coaching, training courses, workshops, teaching and knowledge sharing. You can do this any time and at your own pace (on-demand course)

05/11/2020 Outdoor Numeracy & Literacy Training Courses 1 or 0.5 Days

Hampton Vale Primary School, Peterborough, Wild Learning 07807620976 sarah@wild-learning.com www.wild-learning.com

Join us to explore a range of outdoor activity ideas focused on delving into the National Curriculum outdoors. Ideal for those working at EYFS, KS1 & KS2 with opportunities to differentiate as needed. Take away; ideas, confidence, written session plans, supporting risk assessments and some basic resources.

Cost £60 for the full day

06/11/2020 Outdoor Science & Living History Training Courses 1 or 0.5 Days

Hampton Vale Primary School, Peterborough, Wild Learning 07807620976 sarah@wild-learning.com www.wild-learning.com

Make your history lessons come alive by taking them outside. Join us to learn some easy to achieve curriculum linked activity ideas. Hands-on Science? the only way to learn, how about exploring these concepts outdoors? Join us to explore outdoor lesson plans. Ideal for those working at KS1 and KS2.

Cost £60 for the full day

06/11/2020 Level 1 Award: Introduction to Forest School Principles 3 Days

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Scotswood Garden 0191 275 0000 harriet@sncg.org.uk c-js.info/2Wb9xr7

The level 1 is suitable for people at the start of their forest school journey, giving an overview of the principles, introducing many of the skills, and providing a range of ideas for activities and games that learners can introduce in their own settings. Runs over 3 days November 2020

Cost £260

10/11/2020 'How healthy is your rainforest?' Plantlife survey 1 hour Days

South West UK, Plantlife kate.hind@plantlife.org.uk c-js.info/35dKNCW

Is your school based in the South West? We are running two training sessions this year on how to run our school citizen science survey 'How healthy is your rainforest?'. 

Cost £Free

14/11/2020 General Forest School and outdoor learning skills day in the woods 1 Day

Park Farm, LE67 6PD, Park Farm Training Centre 0777585722 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk forestschoolcourses.co.uk

Opportunity to learn or refine skills include shelter building, knots, making furniture, rope ladders and swing, fire lighting, campfire cooking, species ID and more!

Cost £35

16/11/2020 L2 Outdoor Learning Practitioner 2 Days

Winslow, Muddy Feet 07432611000 muddyfeettraining@gmail.com www.muddyfeettraining.co.uk

Two day course is designed to get you teaching outdoors. You will experience practical low cost outdoor activities linked to the EYFS, KS1 and KS2 curriculum. You will understand the benefits of holistic outdoor learning and understand the environmental impacts. You will plan and prepare sessions.

Cost £270

16/11/2020 L3 Coordinating an outdoor curriculum 4 Days

winslow, Muddy Feet 07432611000 muddyfeettraining@gmail.com www.muddyfeettraining.co.uk

This four?day course is designed for those who are championing outdoor learning within their organisation. You will understand the background of outdoor learning and conduct?a review of research & practice in recent years. You will audit?existing provision and practice, create?procedures and best practice guidelines for making outdoor learning part of a whole school educational strategy. You will understand site planning,?sustainable management and be able to plan year round programmes. You will need to have a site and group identified as you will be expected to implement your outdoor learning programme.?

Cost £600

16/11/2020 Forest School Refresher & Networking Event 0.5 Day

Forge Farm, Cropredy, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire, Wild Learning 07807620976 sarah@wild-learning.com www.wild-learning.com

Refresh some Forest School practical skills and network with like-minded others. We?ll provide the opportunity for you to get hands on with tools, fire, shelters and knots. Bring some lunch to cook on the campfire and some ideas to share.

Cost £30

18/11/2020 Raising Standards in Literacy 0.5 Day

Shorne Woods Country Park , Kent Country Parks 03000 413500 kentcountryparkslearning@kent.gov.uk www.kent.gov.uk/kentcountryparks

This half day course will give you some exciting, practical and innovative outdoor literacy ideas to engage all abilities and learning styles

Cost £80

18/11/2020 Raising Standards in Numeracy 0.5 Day

Shorne Woods Country Park , Kent Country Parks 03000 413500 kentcountryparkslearning@kent.gov.uk www.kent.gov.uk/kentcountryparks

This half day course will give you endless opportunities to explore numeracy in the natural environment

Cost £80

23/11/2020 Outdoor Learning Coordinator (Level 3) Training Course 2 Days

Forge Farm, Cropredy, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire, Wild Learning 07807620976 sarah@wild-learning.com www.wild-learning.com

A professional qualification which looks at the context behind outdoor learning, how to embed this as a whole school strategy, how to plan for an all year round programme of outdoor learning and how to cascade knowledge and enthuse others to get outside the classroom. Entry Requirements apply.

Cost £600

24/11/2020 South Downs Beelines Competition 1 Day

Webinar, Learning through Lanscapes 07818424476 rstaples-rolfe@ltl.org.uk c-js.info/3jeL4ul

Beelines workshops are fully funded outdoor learning events that will inspire and equip you as a teacher to lead changes for Pollinators. You will hear about how you can apply for financial support to make changes in your school grounds if you are within the South Downs National Park.

Cost £FREE

04/12/2020 Learning Beyond the Classroom Level 3 1 Day

Park Farm, LE67 6PD, Park Farm Training Centre 0777585722 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk forestschoolcourses.co.uk

A 1 day accredited course, developed with input from the IOL and CLOtC, for those wishing to support learning beyond the constraints of a classroom- suitable for teachers, scout/guide leaders, plus those working in conservation education, field studies, NGOs. It aims to break down barriers and empower educators.

Cost £299

20/12/2020 General Forest School and outdoor learning skills day in the woods 1 Day

Park Farm, LE67 6PD, Park Farm Training Centre 0777585722 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk forestschoolcourses.co.uk

Opportunity to learn or refine skills include shelter building, knots, making furniture, rope ladders and swing, fire lighting, campfire cooking, species ID and more!

Cost £35

06/02/2021 General Forest School and outdoor learning skills day in the woods 1 Day

Park Farm, LE67 6PD, Park Farm Training Centre 0777585722 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk forestschoolcourses.co.uk

Opportunity to learn or refine skills include shelter building, knots, making furniture, rope ladders and swing, fire lighting, campfire cooking, species ID and more!

Cost £35

27/03/2021 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn, Wild things! +441309690450 elspeth@wild-things.org.uk

A unique alternative to Forest School which consolidates the most essential outdoor skills needed to lead your own exciting outdoor sessions. WALT empowers educators with the skills, knowledge and expertise to deliver inspiring environmental education, tailored to the needs of their students.

Cost £625

06/04/2021 Wild Beach Leader Level 3 4 Days

Lee on Solent beach and Hurst Spit, Milford on Sea (2 days at each location), Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust forestschool@hiwwt.org.uk c-js.info/3lWZy3Y

Four days of experiential learning on the beach including taking the Forest School ethos to the beach, risk benefit analysis, marine wildlife identification, understanding tides, shelter, games and activities.

Cost £410

30/04/2021 Learning Beyond the Classroom Level 3 1 Day

Park Farm, LE67 6PD, Park Farm Training Centre 0777585722 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk forestschoolcourses.co.uk

A 1 day accredited course, developed with input from the IOL and CLOtC, for those wishing to support learning beyond the constraints of a classroom- suitable for teachers, scout/guide leaders, plus those working in conservation education, field studies, NGOs. It aims to break down barriers and empower educators.

Cost £299

01/05/2021 General Forest School and outdoor learning skills day in the woods 1 Day

Park Farm, LE67 6PD, Park Farm Training Centre 0777585722 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk forestschoolcourses.co.uk

Opportunity to learn or refine skills include shelter building, knots, making furniture, rope ladders and swing, fire lighting, campfire cooking, species ID and more!

Cost £35

11/05/2021 Certificate for Forest School Leaders Level 3  10 Days

Swanwick Lakes nature reserve, Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust forestschool@hiwwt.org.uk c-js.info/3dFreY1

Five days of training in theory and practice to cover: Planning an Introduction to Forest School programme; Learning and development at a Forest School programme; Practical skills for a Forest School programme; The Woodland Environment; Delivery of an Introduction to Forest School programme. See our website for pre booking information and online booking through Eventbrite.

Cost £995

28/06/2021 Learning Beyond the Classroom Level 3 1 Day

Park Farm, LE67 6PD, Park Farm Training Centre 0777585722 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk forestschoolcourses.co.uk

A 1 day accredited course, developed with input from the IOL and CLOtC, for those wishing to support learning beyond the constraints of a classroom- suitable for teachers, scout/guide leaders, plus those working in conservation education, field studies, NGOs. It aims to break down barriers and empower educators.

Cost £299

17/07/2021 General Forest School and outdoor learning skills day in the woods 1 Day

Park Farm, LE67 6PD, Park Farm Training Centre 0777585722 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk forestschoolcourses.co.uk

Opportunity to learn or refine skills include shelter building, knots, making furniture, rope ladders and swing, fire lighting, campfire cooking, species ID and more!

Cost £35

09/10/2021 General Forest School and outdoor learning skills day in the woods 1 Day

Park Farm, LE67 6PD, Park Farm Training Centre 0777585722 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk forestschoolcourses.co.uk

Opportunity to learn or refine skills include shelter building, knots, making furniture, rope ladders and swing, fire lighting, campfire cooking, species ID and more!

Cost £35

If you are interested in any of the courses detailed please contact ONLY the person, centre, telephone number or email address and remember to mention that you saw the listing in CJS Training Directory. For all courses assume that booking is required and a fee may be applicable.