With “Nature Deficit Disorder" becoming more prominent in the public consciousness, schools, governments and charities have been studying the importance of outdoor learning for children. Children are being “starved" of natural environmental interaction and this is having a negative impact on their health, wellbeing and learning ability.
The Learning Escape has released a report that takes the concept of “Nature Deficit Disorder" further and places an emphasis on the long-term benefits for the environment of learning a natural, outdoor space.
The Outdoor Environment highlights the importance of children working with nature, for themselves and their surroundings, and how schools can promote environmental citizenship from a young age.
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