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By British Orienteering | 25 February 2021 | TAGS: schools, education, National Governing Bodies

British Orienteering has today launched a new eLearning course for Secondary School Teachers.

Orienteering is an outdoor physical activity that can be delivered safely in schools, can be delivered Covid-securely and support in the development of a young person’s confidence and the ability to make decisions to maintain an active lifestyle.

Introducing Orienteering for Secondary schools is a new initiative and has been designed to be the first step on the leadership pathway and aims to equip teachers and leaders with the knowledge and confidence to introduce Orienteering within their setting.

Today more than ever there is an important need to support students’ understanding and development of how to keep physically active and healthy, as well as providing opportunities for students to be active during the school day through extra-curricular activities. 

This e-Learning course is offered at a discounted launch price of £20 until 31 March 2021.  The cost of the course will then increase to £30 per learner.

The course will take approximately an hour to complete and can fit in around your commitments at a suitable time to suit you.  Each learner will also receive these valuable resources to support them in their delivery:

  • Certificate 
  • 11 Group learning activities 
  • 7 supporting resources
  • School Games information
  • British Schools Orienteering Championships information
  • Information on both mapped Permanent and Virtual Orienteering Courses
  • A list of useful books to support their learning
  • A list of orienteering equipment suppliers and sources of funding 

Howard Blackman Business Development Officer at British Orienteering, says:

“British Orienteering are delighted to launch this new online learning course. Never has the opportunity been greater to support students’ understanding of how to keep physically healthy. This course is now available online and can be completed at any time or day that fits in best, and also allows you to study at your own pace.”  

Find out more and book on the ‘Introduction to Orienteering for Secondary Schools’ course here.   

British Orienteering also offers an online Introduction to Orienteering course designed purposely for Primary School Teachers, Outdoor Centres and Youth Leaders to deliver in their own settings. Find out more and book on this course here

If you have any questions and want to discuss any aspect of the course please contact: Howard Blackman, email: [email protected]

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