Forest Schools for All report

Bringing Children Closer to Nature

In a report published today, educators and woodland owners from across the UK provide much-needed snapshot of how they are bringing children closer to nature through Forest School practice and outdoor learning. This report reveals how practitioners overcome significant barriers to bringing children closer to nature and how this can be sustained.

Tackling nature-deficit disorder in Britain’s children

  Two charities promoting environmental education have formed a partnership to tackle ‘nature-deficit disorder’ in Britain’s children. Young people today often are disconnected from the natural world – a condition coined by American author Richard Louv[1] as ‘nature-deficit disorder’ – leading to multiple issues affecting physical and mental wellbeing, fear of the outdoors, and fundamentally…