2.4c Research Supporting Outdoor Learning and LOtC
There is substantial research evidence to suggest that outdoor adventure programmes can impact positively on young people’s:
- Attitudes, beliefs and self-perceptions – examples of outcomes include independence, confidence, self-esteem, locus of control, self-efficacy, personal effectiveness and coping strategies.
- Interpersonal and social skills – such as social effectiveness, communication skills, group cohesion and skills in working with others.
- Attainment – an outcome of enjoyment in learning leading to higher achievement and improved knowledge, skills and understanding.
This document provides a summary of key findings from reviews of research and major studies in outdoor learning.
|Date added||October 31, 2016|
|Category||Research and reports|
|Tags||Outdoor Education Adviser|