The Mindstretchers Academy Blog — Pedadogy

IT'S NOT THE BUILDING, IT'S THE PEOPLE!

Posted by Claire Warden on

IT'S NOT THE BUILDING, IT'S THE PEOPLE!

Why do we see learning as an indoor thing? We still frequently see relatively large new nursery buildings with comparatively small outdoor areas. It always makes me wonder… Why are we so attached to buildings in the UK? Historically learning took place outside. The Victorian era saw an increase in schooling for children and with that we started to put children into school buildings. The legacy of this is still here in the UK, both within the formal curriculum and the informal experiences of a more play-based experience which often take place inside. If we were to put as much...

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