Monthly Archives: January 2015

Getting Schooled in UK Trainings – What is LLA?!?

Starting my first week on placement as a post-graduate student in Outdoor Education from the University of Edinburgh, I had the pleasure of joining six educators out on their Lowland Leader Award Training. Being an outdoor educator from the US, I have … Continue reading

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Preserve (life), Prevent (injuries) and Promote (recovery) – in the outdoors

This week the Outdoor Learning Service are providing outdoor First Aid training to post-graduate Outdoor Education students from The University of Edinburgh . Over 24 students from around the world,  ranging from the newly qualified to experienced outdoor practitioners, are … Continue reading

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Elphinstone High Quality PE through Outdoor Learning

Thanks to funding from Education Scotland Core Physical Education Fund, Elphinstone Primary have come together with the Outdoor Learning Service to deliver progressive Biking and Orienteering to the current P7 class.   The funding has enabled the purchase of a fleet … Continue reading

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The Oat Route – Scotlands 4000 footers Exped in June 2015

Up for a challenge? Gold DofE Expeditions too easy? Then this is for you! The Outdoor Learning Service are looking for enthusiastic and motivated 5th and 6th year students to join an expedition team to climb all nine of Scotland’s 4000 feet Munros … Continue reading

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