Forest Kindergarten Training
There is a variety of training available which supports forest kindergarten:
Here is a summary of Outdoor Learning Training Availability for Early Years Practitioners.
Outdoor & Woodland Learning Scotland
OWL Scotland is a networking organisation for practitioners supported by Scottish Forestry which supports outdoor learning. OWL Scotland operates through local groups who provide CLPL and networking opportunities. Most groups run a programme of free training events throughout the year. Please subscribe to the OWL Scotland bulletin for updates and also join your local group.
Outdoor Learning Directory
The Outdoor Learning Directory is a signposting website which lists opportunities such as training, resources, events and funding for the partners from the Environment and Forestry Directorate ( Scottish Forestry, Scottish Natural Heritage, Historic Environment Scotland, RBGE, Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and Cairngorm National Park). www.outdoorlearningdirectory.org
There is a summary of outdoor learning training opportunities listed here.
Inspiring Scotland support outdoor learning through their Thrive project.
Outdoor Nurseries and Not for Profit Organisations
A number of outdoor nurseries and other organisations offer training.
For further information email Sally.York@forestry.gov.scot