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Tweet Thursday 17th September 2020

Calling all Teachers, Outdoor Centres, Group and Youth Leaders!

British Orienteering has today launched a new eLearning ‘Introduction to Orienteering’ course for all teachers, outdoor centre staff, group and youth leaders across the UK.

To help celebrate this new initiative British Orienteering are offering this course at a discounted launch price of just £20 for a limited time only.

Orienteering is an outdoor physical activity that can be delivered safely in schools, can be delivered COVID-secure, and develop a young person’s confidence and the ability to make decisions.

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

‘Introduction to Orienteering’ 

Howard Blackman Business Development Officer at British Orienteering, says:
“This course is aimed at Teachers, Outdoor Centre Staff, Youth Leaders and Uniformed Group Leaders to support them in understanding what Orienteering is, and how to introduce activity sessions in a fun and exciting way to young people.

This eLearning course is brand new and has been developed with a clear focus on young people developing key skills through interactive and fun activity sessions. The course will take approximately an hour to complete. Everyone who completes the course will receive an official British Orienteering Introduction to Orienteering certificate, ten group learning activities and seven supporting resources to use immediately after the training in their group activity sessions.”

The course will also enable the learner to gain access to practical information about orienteering in schools and how to access British Orienteering’s mapped and virtual orienteering courses for their group activities and details of accessible sources of funding.

Please note:  This course will increase to £30 per learner on the 1 November 2020.

What are you waiting for? To purchase the course, click here to set up your login for our eLearning platform, then select the course from the menu.

Find out more information about this 'Introduction to Orienteering' and other available courses here.