Seventeen families from Shanghai made the six thousand mile trip to Gloucestershire this summer for their children to experience the great British outdoors with training company Forest School Learning Initiative (FSLI).
An exciting new training project on the other side of the world will see a team of FSLI trainers introducing ForestSchool to early years practitioners, family centre workers and primary school teachers in Queensland,Australia.
Making the outdoors a magical experience for children was the theme for FSLI Director Chris Dee's keynote speech at this months' Early Years conference run by the Buckinghamshire Learning Trust.
A one-day conference which gives Forest School practitioners the chance to get their hands dirty and ‘learn by doing’ is taking place in Gloucestershire on 17 June.
April marked the end of our final assignment in Shanghai, with Claire Kinstrey returning to the UK after her sabbatical working with the FSLI team to develop Forest School in the city.