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Learning Without Walls

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Learning Without Walls

Reconnecting children, teachers and families with nature.

What is the Learning Without Walls initiative?

The Learning Without Walls initiative is the vision of Lady Dufferin and the collaboration of the Dufferin Foundation and the Northern Ireland Forest School Association (NIFSA).

Children are suffering from nature deficit disorder, a term used by Michael Louv in his book “Last Child in the Woods”. Evidence is showing that children are suffering from serious mental and physical health issues because they are not spending time outside.

The Learning Without Walls initiative is a series of programmes all designed to get children learning outside in the natural environment with their schools, youth groups and families.

Get involved in Learning Without Walls now, with Red Branch Bushcraft and the Northern Ireland Forest School Association, to become Red Branch Bushcraft Nature Rangers.

This will be a  club for primary school children and will be based in the Forkhill area, but is open to kids from all areas. This will be an outdoor club that allows children to play, learn and make friends all in the great outdoors!

Please private message Red Branch Bushcraft for more details.

Starting in September , booking essential.

Lottery Funded
NIEA DoE N&M DC Biodiversity

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