Nature-based Early Learning Courses

Loose Parts Play, Practice
Position Statement on Active Outdoor Play, State of the Sector Report
About This Project

Several colleges across Canada have introduced nature-based pedagogy into their early learning and child care programs.

These include:

Algonquin CollegeThird year degree students in the Nature-Based Early Learning course at Algonquin College examine why governments should include the Position Statement on Active Outdoor Play within early learning curriculum frameworks.

Bow Valley College – They have recently added a third semester outdoor pedagogy practicum in their diploma program.

New Brunswick Community College – They have an outdoor pedagogy course in their diploma program.

Vanier College – They are developing an outdoor pedagogy course for implementation in January 2021.