Latest from the FEN

You can read the latest Forest Education Network [FEN] update here. FEN began in 2012, and seeks to engage young people by supporting education in forest and woodland settings.  It also promotes networking and sharing practice, and facilitates communication between sectors and practitioners. FEN is hosted by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (CLOtC).

Birmingham’s Wildest Schools

Three primary schools were crowned Birmingham’s wildest schools at the Wildlife Trust’s EcoPark in Small Heath at a special event late last year to celebrate learning about nature. TV personality, naturalist and ambassador for the Wildlife Trusts’ Forest Schools project, Nick Baker, presented the awards to the three schools and also spent time exploring the wildlife…

Circle of Life

Circle of Life Rediscovery aims to enable practitioners to foster a more mature relationship with the natural world and leave you inspired with a bag full of practical and theoretical tools that link to an educational/learning based setting. It offers bespoke training courses to improve outdoor learning drawing on best practice from around the world.  For example: Nature Connection…