Which type of outdoor education guidance do you require?

Which type of outdoor education guidance do you require?

Finding the right information for you, your role and your responsibilities

The Outdoor Education Advisers’ Panel‘s (OEAP) National Guidance comprises of a set of documents providing information and guidance for the management of high-quality outdoor learning, educational visits and adventurous activities.

You can browse for relevant information with a text search, by one of eight topics, or, if you are new to National Guidance, it may be helpful for you to search by your role.

Identify your role

Visit Leader »
Are you leading outdoor learning, off-site visits, and/or learning outside the classroom?

Assistant Leader »
Are you an assistant leader for outdoor learning, off-site visits, and/or learning outside the classroom?

Parents » 
Documents for Parents to read. Browse documents that provide guidance about your role in supporting your child to participate in a visit. If you also have a role in helping with a visit, for example as an Assistant Leader, please read the documents for that role too.

Educational Visits Coordinator (EVC) »

Head / Manager » 
Are you responsible for staff who lead outdoor learning, off site visits or learning outside the classroom?

Governors, Trustees and Directors » 
Are you a Board member, such as a school governor, charity trustee or company director?

Employer » 
Are you an Employer? Do your staff lead outdoor learning, off-site visits or learning outside the classroom?

Outdoor Education Adviser » 
Are you responsible for providing advice, guidance, support or approval for outdoor learning, off site visits or learning outside the classroom?

Local Authority Officer » 
Browse documents that set out the particular responsibilities of a Local Authority, as well as its responsibilities as an Employer. These documents are aimed at Directors of Children’s Services (and equivalent roles), Heads of Service, and local authority staff who have involvement with children and young people, such as through social services, youth services, education services etc.

An introduction to OEAP National Guidance »

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