2The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom We believe that every youngperson should experience the world beyond the classroom as an essential part of learning and personal development, whatever their age, ability or circumstances.
4The background2005 – Education and Skills Select Committee recommends development of LOtC Manifesto 100 organisations attend workshops to develop LOtC Manifesto 2006 – Manifesto for Learning Outside the Classroom launched by Secretary of State 2007 – National Advisory Group established 2008 – First LOtC Awards and national conference Publication of Ofsted report Learning outside the classroom: how far should you go? 2009 – First LOtC Quality Badges awarded Council for Learning Outside the Classroom established and takes over responsibility for the Manifesto 2011 – Government funding for CLOtC ends 2012 – LOtC Mark for schools established
5Ofsted supports LOtC‘When planned and implemented well, learning outside the classroom contributed significantly to raising standards & improving pupils’ personal, social & emotional development.’Learning outside the classroom: How far should you go?Ofsted Report (October 2008)5
11King’s College London Research Factors affecting LOtCTeachers’ view of the nature of their subjectTeachers’ views of the role of educationTeachers’ views of effective pedagogyTeachers’ self-efficacyTeachers’ working practices (planning, teaching and evaluation)Teachers’ and school leaders commitment to school-community linksThe relationship between schools and providers
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