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Conference Review: Lessons from Near and Far 03/07/2015

A week ago I have attended the international outdoor learning conference in London. I presented my paper on examining the links between the design of outdoor learning environment and children’s learning. I have also presented a poster on the design of a school ground in a primary school in Bangladesh. This oneday conference was very intense and informative. I cannot remember of such an engaging and successful gathering in recent times as every one was talking on the very topic on which I am living since my undergraduate studies.

The aim of the conference was primarily to inform the policy about the findings of the research on potentials of learning in the natural environment at different countries of the world. The morning session of the conference comprised of the introductory speech followed by four keynote papers on research and policy in four different countries of the world. I found the objective of the conference and my research coincide in many ways like- -Build evidence for p…