• The OEAP

    The OEAP support all staff in Children’s Services and schools taking young people outdoors to engage and enhance learning. OEAP members work with schools, settings and services to ensure staff have access to high quality advice to enable visits and outdoor learning to take place.

    OEAP Outdoor Education Advisers Panel
  • OEAP Training

    The Outdoor Education Advisers’ Panel design and deliver high quality training courses for staff who plan and manage Educational Visits and Outdoor Learning for young people. Training includes course for EVCs (Educational Visit Co-ordinators) and VLTs (Visit Leader Trainers), as well as the engaging and hugely successful Outdoor Learning Cards and Environmental Learning Cards.

    OEAP outdoor education training
  • National Guidance

    National Guidance for the management of outdoor learning, off-site visits and learning outside the classroom. This guidance has been written for employers to adopt as their policy, and guidance for their staff to use. The Guidance enables you to plan your visit or activity so that those taking part enjoy a valuable learning experience where the risks are properly managed.

    Outdoor Education National Guidance
OEAP Outdoor Education Advisers Panel

The OEAP

The OEAP support all staff in Children’s Services and schools taking young people outdoors to engage and enhance learning. OEAP members work with schools, settings and services to ensure staff have access to high quality advice to enable visits and outdoor learning to take place.

More employers using National Guidance

The list of employers has been updated: those who have adopted or refer to the OEAP National Guidance in their policies for outdoor learning, off-site visits and learning outside the classroom.

Outdoor learning guidance for Scotland

Outdoor learning guidance can be found on the Education Scotland website. It provides educational visits guidance for those working in the outdoor education sector.

OEAP outdoor education training

OEAP Training

The Outdoor Education Advisers’ Panel design and deliver high quality training courses for staff who plan and manage Educational Visits and Outdoor Learning for young people. Training includes course for EVCs (Educational Visit Co-ordinators) and VLTs (Visit Leader Trainers), as well as the engaging and hugely successful Outdoor Learning Cards and Environmental Learning Cards.