The Green Team is running First Aid in the Outdoors and have spaces available. If you are interested please get in touch with Mandy Craig: firstname.lastname@example.org, 0131 337 7227.
First Aid in the Outdoors
Saturday 26th January 9.30am – 4.30pm
Venue: Slateford Green Community Hall
Bring a packed lunch
A one day practical course delivered by Philip Bagnall. The course will include practical scenarios outside. Please be prepared to spend time outside in all weather conditions. The course includes:
• Unconscious casualty
• Recovery position
• Choking and Bleeding
• Shock and Hypothermia
• Burns / Heart Attack
• Contents of First Aid box
Certificates awarded to successful candidates are valid for three years.
The Green Team is a Scottish Charity No 29319
Woodland Learning Adventures offers inspiring and educational outdoor experiences for adults and children in accessible local woodlands within the city limits and beyond……Fire Lighting, Campfire Cooking, Shelter Building, Tools Use & Environmental Art.
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Green Scene is a two-day event, taking place on the 10th and 11th September.
Classes take 3 one-hour workshops during their visit, making this event excellent value for money. Each class is divided into 2 groups, so each child gets a quality learning experience. A great way to kick off the year’s topics!
Two days are available, offering sessions tailored to the appropriate age group:
10th September: P2 to P4 classes.
11th September: P5 to P7 classes.
Outdoor Learning Continuing Professional Development Courses for the 13/14 terms are now available for booking.
Why not get yourself upgraded and sign up on one of the many East Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service CPD courses and programmes available to enhance your Outdoor Learning.
As with previous years in 2013/14 there are many opportunities to develop your skills, train for a National Governing Body award or raise your awareness in a variety of Outdoor Learning contexts. These courses also support the delivery of the curriculum for excellence outdoors.
These CPD courses are all run by qualified Outdoor Learning professionals and will get you confident, qualified and aware of how Outdoor Learning can enhance learning for you, your class pupils, your school or community.
The Outdoor Learning Service hosts short sessions (half day or less) at a number of venues throughout the county available to all primary schools. This years Primary Outdoor Learning Days have been very much in demand. Thanks to all again for participating in these successful days.
The dates for 2013/14 session are now available. These free sessions (in addition to normal school allocated days from the service), staffed by Outdoor Learning Teachers are designed to enhance opportunities to deliver the core capacities of the Curriculum for Excellence through Outdoor Learning and provide primary pupils with the basic skills and experiences of a variety of adventurous outdoor activities including; Paddlesport,s Orienteering, Rock Climbing & Indoor Climbing
This is a residential course (bunkhouse) based in the Northern Cairngorms. This course covers fundamental skills for safe hillwalking in the Scottish hills in winter conditions. Snowcraft skills covered include navigation snowpack analysis; moving on snow and ice; crampon use; emergency shelters; snowperson building and making snow angels!
The cost covers all transport (from and to Musselburgh, food, accommodation, equipment, and instruction for the weekend. (cost ELC Staff £80.00, Non ELC £120.00) Course departs 4pm on Friday 1st and returns 7pm Sunday 3rd March.
For more details on all these courses please contact the Outdoor Learning Service. To book a course please email email@example.com with your Name/School or Dept/Course Title/Course Dates/Contact Number or call 0131 653 5217.
Some spaces available on this introduction to climbing indoors course. Running over 3 sessions basesd at Tranent and then some options to venture a bit further to Alien Rock and EICA at Ratho. (entry fees will apply) . This course will help you develop your your skills, and confidence in using indoor climbing walls
Friday Evenings – 25th Jan 2013, 1st Feb and 8th feb 4.30-8pm (1st session at Tranent 1600-1800).
Cost ELC Staff free – (Wall entry fees will apply for Ratho and Alien).
To Book Contact East Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service 0131 653 5217
The annual East Lothian Schools Orienteering Competition will take place at
John Muir Country Park on Friday 22nd March 2013
We hope to see as many schools as possible represented at this great competitive event. Make the most of the last day of term. Please get in touch direct with Martyn (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions or queries. The most pertinment information is displayed below.
Two courses for those interested in organising and assessing Duke of Edinburgh award courses in East Lothian will be run in January 2013. Courses will be based at the East Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service. These DofE accredited courses are essential learning for those embarking on D of E programmes.
Duke of Edinburgh Expedition Supervisor training, Thursday 17th January 2013, 09.30am – 3.30pm
Aimed at ELC staff and volunteers. This course covers understanding the role of the Expedition Supervisor, Assessor and other adults involved in the delivery of the Expedition section. Attendance will develop Expedition Supervisors with an understanding and consistent interpretation of their role and responsibilities within the DofE, ensuring a high quality expedition experience for all young people.
Duke of Edinburgh Expedition Assessor training, Wednesday 30th January 2013, 09.30am – 3.30pm
For ELC staff and volunteers. This course provides the opportunity for new Expedition Assessors to have their training, skills and learning accredited by the DofE and nationally recognised. The programme has been designed to provide Expedition Assessors with a clear and consistent understanding of their role and responsibilities.