About the session: 9.30am - 10.30am Day 2

Christine Dee
A passion for outdoor learning in the early years and why it is so important!


Chris will share with you her contagious passion for outdoor learning, as well as research backing up that passion, as she outlines:

  • the background to forest school/bush kinder, with examples of settings in Australia
  • the benefits to children’s physical, social and emotional development 
  • its impact on obesity and mental health 
  • how forest School and bush kinder can be implemented in accordance with a professional learning framework and
  • health and safety management and risk benefit analysis