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Original languageEnglish
Pages1-6 (Vol 1)
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 3 Mar 2018
EventInternational Conference on Social Sciences - Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
Duration: 2 Mar 20183 Mar 2018
Conference number: 14
http://kindcongress.com/congress/icss-xiv-2018/

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Social Sciences
Abbreviated titleICSS
CountryGermany
CityFrankfurt
Period2/03/183/03/18
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Abstract

This paper which has evolved out of a much larger doctoral thesis, explores the value of placing the learner at the heart of their own learning, whilst using the primacy of learning in through and about movement as a pedagogical approach. This approach is examined in the context of Outdoor Adventurous Activities (OAA) at a residential outdoors centre (formerly a farmhouse), located in a secluded hamlet in the Brecon Forest, Mid - Wales in the United Kingdom. Thirty-Six trainee teachers over four years to date, have taken part in the initiative and their views and thoughts are used to illuminate the discussion surrounding the value of learning in through and about movement
Keywords: Movement, Learner Voice, Cross-curricular, Fun

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