British Orienteering eLearning courses for schools

Introducing Orienteering for schools is a new initiative and has been designed to be the first step on the Orienteering leadership pathway and aims to equip schools and leaders with the knowledge and confidence to introduce Orienteering within their setting.

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By British Orienteering | 17 November 2021 | TAGS: orienteering, Education, Leadership

Introducing Orienteering has been designed to be the first step on the Orienteering leadership pathway for those delivering to school-aged young people and aims to equip leaders with the knowledge and confidence to introduce Orienteering within their setting in a fun and supportive way.

Orienteering can be used in many ways across a school setting to develop student’s confidence, resilience and knowledge, a greater understanding of how to develop and maintain an active and healthy lifestyle. As well as leading to further on-going local opportunities across the Orienteering community.

The course is aimed at Teachers, Outdoor Centre Staff, Youth Leaders, and Uniformed Group Leaders and the course objectives are:

  • To understand what Orienteering is and how to Introduce it in a fun and exciting way.
  • To be able to introduce progressive group learning activities across varied learning environments.
  • To be aware of safety requirements.
  • To be aware of the opportunities for exit routes for young people and Leaders

This eLearning course is priced at £30 and will take approximately an hour to complete and you will also receive the following:

  • Certificate 10 Group learning activities
  • 7 supporting resources
  • School Games information
  • British Schools Orienteering Championships information
  • Information on both mapped and virtual courses across the country
  • A list of useful books to support learning
  • A list of Equipment suppliers and sources of funding

To find out more email [email protected] or visit https://www.britishorienteering.org.uk/elearningcourses

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