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Outdoor sports training providers head to Spain for Train-the-Trainer program

As the project enters its final year, the next phase of the SEE project involves testing and evaluating the toolkit (WP3). On Monday, 13 selected training providers will meet in La Seu d’Urgell for a train-the-trainer program with the leaders from each project partner. The 13 training providers from 8 different EU countries, represent outdoor sports like hiking, climbing, mountaineering, surfing, swimming, sailing, canoeing, mountain biking and speleology. Ler mais

SEE Project enters final phase in 2023

As the project enters its final year, the next phase involves testing and evaluating the toolkit (WP2), and then towards the latter part of the year, the dissemination of the toolkit (WP4). The project partners forward to attending the next meeting in La Seu d’Urgell, Spain in early February where the drafted toolbox will be tested among a selection of different outdoor sports providers. Ler mais


The first work package of the SEE Project (WP1) analysed the challenges of sport in nature and the current developments in environmental education for outdoor professionals. The final report from WP1 provides information on how visible environmental and sustainability issues are on federations’ websites and as to how well these are communicated. To determine best practice examples, the partners agreed to analyse websites and information (within their countries and other countries) that tend to use the natural environment. Ler mais

Lessons learned - Achill Island Project Meeting

The 4th SEE Project partner exchange took place in the Achill Outdoor Education Centre (OEC), Ireland's oldest Outdoor Education Centre, established on Achill Island for over 50 years. For the Ireland Exchange, an overarching theme of the exchange was a review and further development of the SEE Project toolkit. Building on this, each day of the exchange had one dedicated theme: Inclusion, Environmental Ethics, and Community Engagement. The exchange deployed a range of engagement tools, including interactive exercises and discussion sessions, versatile presentations from partners and experts, and several sports activities which gave participants a better understanding of these topics. Ler mais


The first published report from the SEE project partners - BeActive…BeOutdoors…BeResponsible- was centred on the results from a survey to managers of protected areas across Europe to see what issues they faced in relation to outdoor sports and also to gauge how outdoor sports were perceived. Ler mais


The third and final report- BeActive…BeOutdoors…BeEducated- from Work Package One was for partners to identity current good practices from within the outdoor sporting sector. The partners to the project agreed on a list of 26 sports and activities that could be encompassed within the ENOS definition of outdoor sports. The next step was to investigate each of these sports in their own country to gather information on their leaders’, guides’, or instructors’ training programmes. Nine partner countries were involved in looking for information on the number of courses available, and whether environmental education was offered in their leadership training programmes. Ler mais