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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.

02/06/2020 Forest School Leader (Level 3) Training Course 8.5 Days

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

The professional qualification needed create your own Forest School. Covering all elements of Forest School with experienced and knowledgeable trainers. 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th June, 1st & 2nd July 2020 plus a half day on the 16th November 2020

Cost £800

02/06/2020 Forest School Assistant (Level 2) Training Course 5.5 Days

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

The professional qualification to assist an existing Forest School. Covering all elements of Forest School with experienced and knowledgeable trainers. 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th June, 1st July 2020 plus a half day on the 16th November 2020

Cost £375

04/06/2020 Volunteer Management Training - Edinburgh 1 Day

The Melting Pot, Edinburgh, Talk Action 0203 488 7010 training@talkaction.org c-js.info/31vpP06

Helping volunteers love you - your organisation and the role they play. Learn how to work with volunteers in new and exciting ways that help build your organisation, social enterprise or voluntary group. This course makes recruitment, management and, most importantly, engagement of volunteers easy. From £242

04/06/2020 Forest School Refrsher & Networking Event 0.5 Day

Daventry Country Park, Daventry, Northamptonshire, 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

05/06/2020 CPD for Forest School; Campfire Cooking & Whittling Workshops 1 or 0.5 Days

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

Hands-on workshops looking at a variety of whittling techniques and experimenting with simple projects suitable for your client group. We'll guide you through some cooking and campfire experiments. Focus will be on achievable cooking projects which can be replicated with your Forest School groups. All food is provided.

Cost £30 per workshop

08/06/2020 Environmental Education Skills 2020 5 Days

Ivybridge, Wild Ideas 07786444816 debs.rylands@wild-ideas.org.uk c-js.info/2sXN6es

Delivered over a week in glorious South Devon, we will provide excellent, accredited training providing you with the skills to deliver education and awareness in the environmental sector.

Accommodation provided 

Cost £1200

08/06/2020 L2 Outdoor Learning Practitioner 2 Days

Milton Keynes, 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

08/06/2020 L3 coordinating an outdoor curriculum 4 Days

Milton Keynes, 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

12/06/2020 CPD for Forest School; Magical Makes and Easy Early Years Makes 1 or 0.5 Days

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

Practical workshops looking at using appropriate tools skills to experiment with a range of projects which can be reproduced with your Early Years Forest School groups & practical projects with a magical theme for any age. Create wands, wings, potions, spells and more. Take these ideas away for your groups

Cost £30 per workshop

15/06/2020 Outdoor Numeracy & Literacy Training Courses 1 or 0.5 Days

Forge Farm, Cropredy, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire, 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

16/06/2020 Outdoor Science & Living History Training Courses 1 or 0.5 Days

Forge Farm, Cropredy, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire, 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 & KS2

Cost £60 for the full day

17/06/2020 CPD for Forest School; Campfire Cooking & Whittling Workshops 1 or 0.5 Days

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

Hands-on workshops looking at a variety of whittling techniques and experimenting with simple projects suitable for your client group. We'll guide you through some cooking and campfire experiments. Focus will be on achievable cooking projects which can be replicated with your Forest School groups. All food is provided.

Cost £30 per workshop

18/06/2020 CPD for Forest School; Magical Makes and Easy Early Years Makes 1 Day

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

Practical workshops looking at using appropriate tools skills to experiment with a range of projects which can be reproduced with your Early Years Forest School groups & practical projects with a magical theme for any age. Create wands, wings, potions, spells and more. Take these ideas away for your groups

Cost £30 per workshop. £60 for the day.

18/06/2020 CPD for Forest School; Magical Makes and Easy Early Years Makes 1 or 0.5 Days

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

Practical workshops looking at using appropriate tools skills to experiment with a range of projects which can be reproduced with your Early Years Forest School groups & practical projects with a magical theme for any age. Create wands, wings, potions, spells and more. Take these ideas away for your groups

Cost £30 per workshop

20/06/2020 Introduction to Neurodiversity and challenging behaviour outdoors 1 Day

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

This one?day course is?designed to introduce mental health issues in children and young people , positive approaches to managing behaviour and how to effectively engage these learners outdoors.?We cover positive approaches to working effectively and therapeutically? with children and young people who have experienced adverse childhood experiences, trauma, mental health issues, behaviour needs or conditions such as ADHD, Sensory Processing, Autism, Attachment Issues, Aspergers, Anxiety, Depression and challenging or avoidant behaviour

Cost £75

22/06/2020 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Tower Hamlets, Wild things! 01309690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk c-js.info/2X1V6W8

Join this fully accredited, practical training course to gain the skills and confidence you need to lead your own outdoor sessions. Conveniently based in the heart of London in the beautiful nature reserve of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

Cost ££625

23/06/2020 L3 Forest school Leadership 7 Days

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

This 7 day course is for those who wish to lead Forest School programmes. This is a Level 3 OCN (QCF) course accredited by Agored Cymru. This course is assessed through portfolio, practical skill assessment days, work-based assessments and peer assessment. This course normally takes 9 - 12 months?to complete. This course supports you to set up and deliver a Forest School programme so you will need to identify a site to work from before enrolling on this course.?

Cost £800

23/06/2020 L2 Assist at Forest school 4 Days

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

This 4 day course is designed for those who are assisting a Forest School Leader at Forest School, this?course does not enable you to run Forest school Programmes. This is a Level 2 OCN (QCF) course accredited by Agored Cymru. This course is assessed through a portfolio and?peer assessment. this course normally takes 6 months to complete. You will be required to assist in the delivery of Forest School sessions to achieve your qualification so you will need to have identified a Forest School Leader who you can work with.?

Cost £475

06/07/2020 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn, Wild things! 01309 690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk c-js.info/2X1V6W8

Gain the skills and confidence you need to run your own outdoor sessions with our full accredited course.

Cost £525.00

03/08/2020 Coastal Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn, Wild things! 01309 690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk www.wild-things.org.uk

Cost £525.00

17/08/2020 Level 3 Forest School Leader 9 Days

Foxburrow Farrm, Melton, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/cpd

Participants should be over 21 and hold a qualification at Level 2 or above in teaching or youth work and have significant experience of working with young people. Please see website for all dates and further information.

Cost £950.00

02/09/2020 Integrating drama & performance with nature 1 Day

Stirling, TCV Scotland 01786 479697 Scotland-training@tcv.org.uk c-js.info/2yqbXdb

This workshop is designed to give you the tools to plan outdoor sessions with groups with knowledge of how to integrate local wildlife into lesson plans.

07/09/2020 Forest School Refresher & Networking Event 1 Day

Ferry Meadows, Nene Park, Peterborough, 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

07/09/2020 Forest School Refresher & Networking Event 0.5 Day

Ferry Meadows, Nene Park, Peterborough, 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

08/09/2020 Forest School Refresher & Networking Event 1 Day

Rough Close Scout Campsite, Coventry, Warwickshire, 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

08/09/2020 Forest School Refresher & Networking Event 0.5 Day

Rough Close Scout Campsite, Coventry, Warwickshire, 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

29/09/2020 Social Forestry OCN 4 Days

Machynlleth, Wales, Centre for Alternative Technology 01654 704966 courses@cat.org.uk c-js.info/32RnbCJ

Learn the theory and practice of social forestry, looking at how sustainable woodland management and crafts can help promote human wellbeing. Covering working with groups and individuals as well as the practical aspects of managing different types of woodlands, this course is suitable for anyone with a personal interest in the subject as well as practitioners wishing to run social forestry activities at a professional level.

Cost £650

01/10/2020 CPD for Forest School; Campfire Cooking & Whittling Workshops 1 Day

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

Hands-on workshops looking at a variety of whittling techniques and experimenting with simple projects suitable for your client group. We'll guide you through some cooking and campfire experiments. Focus will be on achievable cooking projects which can be replicated with your Forest School groups. All food is provided.

Cost £30 per workshop. £60 for the day.

01/10/2020 CPD for Forest School; Campfire Cooking & Whittling Workshops 1 or 0.5 Days

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

Hands-on workshops looking at a variety of whittling techniques and experimenting with simple projects suitable for your client group. We'll guide you through some cooking and campfire experiments. Focus will be on achievable cooking projects which can be replicated with your Forest School groups. All food is provided.

Cost £30 per workshop

01/10/2020 Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership 10 Days

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

The level 3 course represents the industry standard for those wishing to lead their own Forest School sessions. The course will support you to understand everything you need to know to design and run a Forest School programme safely and effectively. Runs over 10 days: October 2020 to July 2021

Cost £790

02/10/2020 CPD for Forest School; Magical Makes and Easy Early Years Makes 1 or 0.5 Days

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

Practical workshops looking at using appropriate tools skills to experiment with a range of projects which can be reproduced with your Early Years Forest School groups & practical projects with a magical theme for any age. Create wands, wings, potions, spells and more. Take these ideas away for your groups

Cost £30 per workshop

05/10/2020 Forest School Leader (Level 3) Training Course 8.5 Days

Daventry Country Park, Daventry, Northamptonshire, Wild Learning 07807620976 sarah@wild-learning.com www.wild-learning.com

The professional qualification needed create your own Forest School. Covering all elements of Forest School with experienced and knowledgeable trainers. 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 12th, 13th October, 2nd, 3rd November & a 1/2 day 25th February 2021

Cost £800

05/10/2020 Forest School Assistant (Level 2) Training Course 5.5 Days

Daventry Country Park, Daventry, Northamptonshire, Wild Learning 07807620976 sarah@wild-learning.com www.wild-learning.com

The professional qualification to assist an existing Forest School. Covering all elements of Forest School with experienced and knowledgeable trainers. 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th October, 2nd November & 1/2 day on the 25th February 2021

Cost £400

07/10/2020 Integrating Outdoor Learning Opportunities within the Curriculum for Excellence 1 Day

Stirling, TCV Scotland 01786 479697 Scotland-training@tcv.org.uk c-js.info/2yqbXdb

This workshop is designed to help individuals to understand and use the CfE approach in planning, delivering and evaluating their outdoor programmes for children and young people.

12/10/2020 L3 Forest school Leadership 7 Days

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

This 7 day course is for those who wish to lead Forest School programmes. This is a Level 3 OCN (QCF) course accredited by Agored Cymru. This course is assessed through portfolio, practical skill assessment days, work-based assessments and peer assessment. This course normally takes 9 - 12 months?to complete. This course supports you to set up and deliver a Forest School programme so you will need to identify a site to work from before enrolling on this course.?

Cost £850

12/10/2020 L2 Assist at Forest school 4 Days

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

This 4 day course is designed for those who are assisting a Forest School Leader at Forest School, this?course does not enable you to run Forest school Programmes. This is a Level 2 OCN (QCF) course accredited by Agored Cymru. This course is assessed through a portfolio and?peer assessment. this course normally takes 6 months to complete. You will be required to assist in the delivery of Forest School sessions to achieve your qualification so you will need to have identified a Forest School Leader who you can work with.?

Cost £475

15/10/2020 Outdoor Learning Practitioner (Level 2) Training Course 2 Days

Hampton Vale Primary School, Peterborough, 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 £225 Accredited

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.