Megan McGee

Megan McGee

Adult perspectives on children’s risk-taking: Outdoor provision in England and Denmark

This paper aims to explore the perspectives of parents, undergraduate students and Early Childhood and Care (ECEC) practitioners on primary age children’s risk-taking in outdoor provision. An international comparison was undertaken between the participants’ perspectives in England and Denmark. In recent years, it can be seen that there has been…

Adult perspectives on children’s risk taking: Outdoor provision in England and Denmark

This paper aims to evaluate adult perspectives on children’s risk taking within a school setting. An international comparison was discussed between England and Denmark in relation to the attitudes, cultures and viewpoints on children’s risk taking from both of these countries that may influence an adult’s perspective. Online surveys consisting…

Preservation of learning outside the primary classroom: A comparison of policy and practice in Danish udeskole (outdoor school) and English primary Outdoor Education (OE)

This opinion piece advocates the benefits of incorporating Outdoor Education (OE) into primary education practice across the curriculum by evaluating OE policies and practices in Denmark and England. Using a literature-based auto-ethnographic informed approach we look at the benefits gained through participating in outdoor primary education in Danish folkskoler (weekly…