Back to school just more lockdown?

Back to school just more lockdown?

Written by  Gemma Periam With schools being back today, what type of learning will be valued and prioritised? Will it be just another form of lockdown for students in the hope of ‘catching up’ on what has been missed while learning at home? Will schools even consider...
Five Things

Five Things

The weekend is nearly here and whether you’ll be spending it indoors or outdoors, we’ve brought you five more links from around the web to read in your downtime. Should kids climb trees? How high should they climb? Which trees are safe to climb? A whole heap of...
Five things

Five things

Hi everyone – it’s been a long hot summer here with this scorching, dry weather showing no sign of abating. During those moments when we’ve been hiding indoors trying to stay cool, we’ve enjoyed reading, browsing and bookmarking some...
Five More Things

Five More Things

Its reported that children today spend less time outdoors than prisoners in maximum security jails!  In our work world we spend much of our time and energy telling anyone who will listen how important it is to enable young people to get outdoors. Information like this...
Five Things

Five Things

Hi everyone – what are your plans for the weekend? With the weather warming up here in the southern hemisphere and Christmas fast approaching we’re all brimming with plans to get outdoors – camping, tramping, bike rides and even getting out in the garden are all on...
People & Planet first

People & Planet first

Each year we present our POET senior school student leaders with a leader T-shirt which helps identify them while they’re working on camp and is something they can take away and use throughout their school year and beyond. In the past we’ve provided standard,...

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