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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

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