Nature-based learning in International Urban Settings is in print!https://clair-watson.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/EYE-Nature-based-Learning-in-International-Urban-Settings.pdf
Forest schools and learning in nature is on the rise. More schools need to incorporate it into their curriculum, especially those schools and settings based in urban environments. My article EYE - Nature-based Learning in International Urban Settings is now in print...
Nature-based Learning in International Urban Settings
I have a new article Nature-based Learning in Urban International Settings being published in the January 2023 edition of the Early Years Educator magazine. The article is now available to online subscribers and will be in print on 2nd January 2023. It discusses...
COP27 is underway in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt and there are lots of amazing topics being discussed including education and youth. Two Latin American teachers have won the global climate education change award! COP 27: Two Latin American teachers win global climate...
Mindfulness, Nature, Climate and Education Summit
Join me and over 25 experts for the 2nd Mindfulness, Nature and Climate Education Summit. I'll be discussing how three different urban based settings are incorporating nature-based learning into their curriculum. We'll talk about a school in Nairobi and their monthly...
The Rise of Forest Schools in the UAE
Forest schools and nature-based learning are on the rise. I spoke to the Which Schools Advisor author Susan Roberts about the benefits of learning in nature. Have a read about how different schools in the UAE are implementing their version of forest school education.
Global Mindfulness in Education Summit
Join me and other fabulous speakers at the MindBe Global Mindfulness in Education Summit. I'll be talking to Dr Helen Maffini about how nature play can be support mindfulness to children living in urban environments.
Part 3 – How to connect education and nature in the UAE
Part three explores ways in which settings in the UAE can get children connected with the rich natural desert, oasis, beach and park environments.
Part 2 – Creating natural outdoor learning spaces.
Part two provides lots of practical ways to enhance your existing outdoor learning spaces and incorporate nature play. We also explore ways urban based settings can bring wildlife and nature into the setting.
Part 1 – Why connect education and nature
The pandemic of the last couple of years has meant children and their families have spent large amounts of time indoors with less movement and connection with the outdoors. With restrictions in many countries now lifting its time to get children outdoor! Part one...