Education, Skills and Learning

Outdoor learning has huge benefits for children and teachers - so why isn’t it used in more schools?

Students take term final exam among trees outside a classroom building at a middle school in Xinxiang, Henan province, China, July 3, 2015. The school set up the exam outdoor to create a more comfortable environment for the students, according to local media. Picture taken July 3, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA. - GF10000148188

Teachers are taking pupils into local natural areas to learn curriculum-based subjects. Image: REUTERS/Stringer CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA. - GF10000148188

Charlotte Todd
Researcher (Child Health and Well-being), , Swansea University
Sinead Brophy
Professor in Public Health Informatics, , Swansea University
Emily Marchant
PhD Researcher in Medical Studies, , Swansea University
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