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Study Recruitment: Policy-Maker Perspectives on Outdoor Learning

Thank you to Dr. Tanya Halsall, The Royal Ottawa, for providing this post.

Researchers at Carleton University are looking for volunteers for an outdoor learning study.

The project aims to examine the experiences of educators and students who are teaching and learning outdoors and decision-makers shaping outdoor learning policies to explore the factors that influence success and identify ways to help others become involved in outdoor learning. The interviews will be audio/video recorded through Zoom.


To be eligible, you must be:  

  • A decision-maker (administrator/policy-maker) who has knowledge and experience of outdoor learning policies for K-8 students in Canada who is working at the school, board or provincial level
  • Comfortable communicating in the English language

You will be asked to participate in an interview. All interviews will be completed online and should take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

If you are interested, please email for more details on participating.

This research has been cleared by Carleton University Research Ethics Board B Clearance # (116021). Should you have any ethical concerns with the study, please contact the REB Chair, Carleton University Research Ethics Board-B (email: For all other questions about the study, please contact the researcher.