Other Training & Events
Do you want to/already use the John Muir Award and are interested in exploring how to get the most from it?
Are you looking for open one-day training courses and events specific to your sector/area?
These one-day and half-day courses and events (often run at a reduced rate with key educational partners) may be of interest. They are designed to help your engagement with the John Muir Award.
COVID 19: Please note, we are monitoring the situation on COVID 19 (or coronavirus) and following government advice. We will make changes to our events schedule if necessary.
1. John Muir Award in Schools
This one-day introductory course is for teachers, head teachers, classroom assistants, pupil support and youth workers, community learning staff, and all who support outdoor learning.
It explores the relevant skills, knowledge and approaches needed for delivering the John Muir Award in a schools/education/curriculum context. With less time available and its specific focus, it is not as activity-based as the open-enrolment two-day residential training.
If you would be interested in this course please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. John Muir Award in National Parks
This introductory course is for teachers, youth workers, community learning staff, outdoor instructors and anyone who supports outdoor learning and engagement in National Parks.
It explores the relevant skills, knowledge and approaches needed for delivering the John Muir Award in a National Parks context.
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park
In partnership with Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park
FULLY BOOKED - Join the Waiting List
Places are provided free with funding from our partnership with Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park.
Lake District National Park
In partnership with Lake District National Park
For details and to register to be informed of future dates please email email@example.com.
3. Literacy and Nature Training
Literacy, Nature & The Lost Words
Experience activities that help develop literacy skills in the outdoors and discuss the potential role of nature connections. Using the Explorer’s Guide to The Lost Words we'll make our own literary spells and enjoy a trail through the Gardens. The session will showcase use of The Lost Words and associated resources in schools, community and youth groups.
Supported by Education Scotland, Scottish Book Trust and City of Edinburgh Council.
For details and to register to be informed of future dates please email firstname.lastname@example.org.