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 schools) which practise udeskoler (outdoor […]

Education students in Zambia – comparative education in action

This paper reports on a study visit for undergraduate education studies students from Bath Spa University to Mufulira, Zambia, established in 2005. They were self-funding and participating in a second year undergraduate module entitled ‘Education in Africa’ which examines generic educational and development issues through case studies in different African countries. The visit builds on […]