Finding high quality outdoor learning and residential experience has become easier thanks to   English Outdoor Council  www.englishoutdoorcouncil.org, The Council for Learning outside the Classroom www.lotc.org.uk  Learning Away  http://learningaway.org.uk/ And ourselves, AHOEC with the joint publication of handy flyer detailing the outcomes and qualities your provider should be delivering with you. The guide lists the […]

The Association of Heads of Outdoor Education Centres (AHOEC) have recently reviewed and approved the criteria for their Gold Standard provider accreditation, taking into consideration the overwhelming evidence from Learning Away about what makes a high-quality residential experience. The AHOEC Gold Standard was set up in 2009 and assesses the quality standards for outdoor education. […]