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2nd Conference of the Real World Learning Network – Science and Sustainability through Outdoor Learning to be held in Slovenia this November.

28 March 2013
If you are involved in outdoor education, and are interested in how to deliver successful outdoor learning for sustainable development, why not attend the Real World Learning Network’s next conference – “Science and Sustainability through Outdoor Learning”.

RWL LogoThe Real World Learning network (RWL) is a European consortium of outdoor learning providers, with a shared goal of exploring outdoor learning approaches which increase action for sustainable development. They believe that outdoor learning offers “one of the best approaches for young people to engage with the world around them, and provide a stimulating context to explore how we can all contribute to a more sustainable present and future.”
The conference will be held in Slovenia from the 27th – 30th November 2013 and will explore how to deliver successful outdoor education. Two key areas will be addressed: effective teaching approaches and how to assess learning, using a combination of keynotes speakers, workshops, forums and activities. This event is suitable for anyone involved in outdoor learning, such as education providers, teachers and centre managers.

The conference will take place at the Planica Outdoor Centre, situated in the breathtaking Julian Alps, a short journey from Ljubljana.

Full funding for the conference is available from the EU but attendees must apply by the 30th of April. The funding covers the conference fee, accommodation and travel. Details of how to apply can be found here.

The conference fee is €320 and includes all conference materials and a copy of the conference report. The accommodation fee is €170 and covers all meals and accommodation in twin rooms, local travel and local transfers.

You can find out more about the conference, including a list of keynotes speakers and a full schedule, in the online brochure here or by visiting the RWL website.

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