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The Objectives of Outdoor & Woodland Learning Scotland are as follows:

First-hand learning experience

To increase the use of the outdoors for learning - discovering, exploring and connecting to the natural world.

Learning for sustainability

To increase opportunities to learn outdoors about the natural world and how it links to social and economic factors locally, nationally and globally.

Knowledge, skills and understanding of outdoor environments

To increase opportunities for adults to develop pedagogical skills for use in a range of outdoor environments to encourage depth, breadth and progression in learning.

Health and wellbeing

To increase understanding of the positive impacts of learning outdoors on health and wellbeing.