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A Practitioner’s Guide: Roberta’s Outdoor Learning Story


 Roberta’s story- ‘My outdoor learning journey!’

Back in 2017, Thrive Outdoors started working with Glasgow City Council to create collaborative nursery partnerships across the city to explore outdoor play and learning. One of these partnerships was the Welly Wanderers led by the Jeely Piece Club and involving eight local nurseries in Castlemilk.

We caught up with Roberta, a practitioner working for a Glasgow City Council nursery who took part in the Welly Wanderers to find out what the experience was like for her.






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