The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (CLOtC), invites you to join us for one of our national conference and continuous professional development events on the 6th and 7th December 2010 in Nottingham.
If you are interested in finding out more about learning outside the classroom (LOtC) and how to integrate exciting, inspiring, hands-on learning experiences into the curriculum or you are an organisation aiming to enhance your LOtC provision, these events will offer you the support, ideas and resources to do just that.
LOtC Making it Happen – An alternative approach to teaching & learning
DATE: 6th December
AUDIENCE: For teachers, headteachers, governors, LOtC practitioners and other interested parties
A day of inspiring talks, resources, networking opportunities and CPD workshops to help teachers plan, deliver and evaluate LOtC activities. Mick Brookes, former General Secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers and a leading voice in education will open the event. Delegates will also hear from a broad range of speakers including head teachers from exemplar schools and Robin Hammerton, well respected HMI to Ofsted. For further details please visit www.lotc.org.uk.
The LOtC Awards for Excellence & Innovation 2010 in association with TUI Education Division
DATE: Evening of the 6th December 2010
AUDIENCE: For teachers, providers of LOtC activities and other interested parties
The winners of the national and regional LOtC Awards 2010 will be revealed at this drinks reception, dinner and Awards Ceremony. The LOtC Awards celebrate the commitment of schools and youth organisations to providing a curriculum which incorporates innovative and creative approaches to learning. Twenty seven schools have made it through to the shortlist and will be vying for the top national prize of 2010. Award Sponsors include TUI Education Division, PGL and NST. Our special guest for the evening will be Bill Tidy MBE, TV & radio presenter and cartoonist. To book your place, please visit www.lotc.org.uk.
LOtC Making it Happen – Enhancing your provision
DATE: 7th December
AUDIENCE: For organisations and providers of learning outside the classroom activities and other interested parties
Focussing on how to enhance your delivery to meet the needs of schools, this is an excellent opportunity for organisations to network, attend CPD workshops and find out more about the LOtC Quality Badge scheme recognising good quality LOtC provision and risk management. Key speakers will include Mick Brookes, former General Secretary for the NAHT and Martin Smith, Chair of the Outdoor Education Advisers Panel. A key part of the day will be the Annual General Meeting where new members to the CLOtC's Board of Trustees will be voted in. For further details, please visit www.lotc.org.uk. For more information and a booking form please visit: www.lotc.org.uk