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Forest School Programme Leader (L3) online weekly starts

Forest School Programme Leader (L3) online weekly starts

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Ticket Type Price Spaces
Standard Ticket £950.00
INVOICE me Ticket - £950 £0.00


Date/Time:
Monday 13 July 2020 - Monday 20 December 2021
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cost:
£0.00 - £950.00

Location:
Dare Valley Country Park
Aberdare
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF447RG


Starting 13th July, 2020 (new candidates can join on an ongoing weekly basis).

Suitable for: Foundation phase & KS2 Teachers and LSA / HLTA’s wishing to lead Forest School sessions.

Course information:

This course is intended to provide the skills and knowledge required to set up and deliver safe and effective Forest School programmes and for those who wish to become a Forest School Leader.

Forest School is a proven pedagogical methodology and one which has been adopted extensively throughout Scandinavia where it has become a key element of Early Years provision.

A great way to deliver the LNF, Wellbeing Act and Successful Futures ….. using the outdoors!!

Forest School provides a unique way of creating a child centred learning environment which fosters independence and self esteem in children through involvement in stimulating outdoor learning activities that enhance physical, emotional, social and cognitive development.

Start your Forest School journey with an authentic Forest School company who has trained in Scandinavia, runs Wales 1st Nature Kindergarten and are the  FSA South Wales Group Coordinators.

Our leader course provides a blended approach of webinar, tutorials, self directed learning and practical sessions to achieving your Forest School Leader qualification.

  • Webinar 1: Understanding the Forest School approach to learning (13/7/2020).
  • Webinar 2: Play and holistic learning at Forest School (20/07/2020).
  • Webinar 3: Risk and understanding hazards at Forest School (7/9/2020).
  • Webinar 4: Ecological impacts of running a Forest School and developing a three year site development plan (14/9/2020).
  • Webinar 5: Observation techniques used at Forest School for wellbeing and involvement (21/9/2020)
  • Webinar 6: Documenting learning journeys at Forest School (23/9/2020).
  • Practical day 1 : Participate in a range of Forest School experiences (arranged with trainee).
  • Practical day 2: Ecology at Forest School (arranged with trainee).
  • Practical Assessment day (TBC).
  • 2 day Forest School & Paediatric First Aid course (TBC).
  • 1 day Outdoor Food Hygiene (TBC)
  • 2 x tutorial session to support with portfolio (TBC)
  • Study Visit to undertake observation at Dare Valley Nature Kindergarten (TBC).
  • Theory is completed via our E-Learning system and can be completed at own pace (submission within 17 months).

This qualification is composed of 5 modules of learning.
Topics include:
Unit 1: Forest School Programme: Learning & Development
Unit 2: Forest School Programme: Planning.
Unit 3: Forest School Programme: Delivery.
Unit 4: Forest School Programme: Practical Skills.
Unit 5: Forest School Programme: Woodland Environment.

Assessment tasks will result in each candidate producing a portfolio of evidence meeting all assessment criteria across 5 units.Forest School is a proven pedagogical methodology and one which has been adopted extensively throughout Scandinavia where it has become a key element of Early Years provision.

A great way to deliver the LNF, Wellbeing Act and Successful Futures ….. using the outdoors!!

Forest School provides a unique way of creating a child centred learning environment which fosters independence and self esteem in children through involvement in stimulating outdoor learning activities that enhance physical, emotional, social and cognitive development.

We are FSA South Wales Group members and Coordinators.

Start your Forest School journey with a company who has trained in Scandinavia and runs Wales only Nature Kindergarten

 

If you already hold a current 2 day first aid and /or a food hygiene certificate we can reduce your training by 1-3 days.

This course is intended to provide the skills and knowledge required to set up and deliver safe and effective Forest School programmes and for those who wish to become a Forest School Leader.

 

Click here for more information about this course.

 

We accept REACT funded placements on this course. Please not there is an additional £50 charge to cover the additional admin processes related to this fund.

 

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