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Pupils at Siltamaki primary school perform a rap as part of their cross-subject learning Jussi Helttunen For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and numeracy. Only far eastern countries such as Singapore and China outperform […]

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Not Back to School Camp aspires to create a sanctuary that affirms, inspires, and mentors unschoolers…where campers and staff transform spiritually, emotionally, physically, creatively, intellectually…  where profound friendships begin and grow… and where adventure, mystery, music, wild spontaneous fun, and magic prevail. MORE of the story / click image TOP of PAGE

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Pressures on teaching time and resources often means the benefits of outdoor learning are overlooked, a report says Outdoor learning can have a positive impact on children’s development but it needs to be formally adopted, a report suggests. Childhoods were dramatically changing, with fewer opportunities to spend time outdoors, researchers […]