Bringing Nature-Based Practice into our Education & Health Services
​​​​​​​With Marina Robb, Jon Cree & Kate Macairt

About The Webinar

Come and join us in exploring why right now is the time for education and health to incorporate nature learning and practice into our educational and health services. 

The jury is in: immersing ourselves in the natural environment is crucial to our health and wellbeing, yet our modern living and sedentary lifestyles have separated us from the natural world.

Marina, Kate and Jon, all leading practitioners in this multidisciplinary field, will combine their expertise in working alongside nature for learning and well-being and present core elements of practice and theory during this presentation.  This launches a pioneering and much needed training, 'Nature-based Practice Training for Health and Education,' the first of its kind in the UK.

Educators, health practitioners and allied professionals, social, family, youth workers, occupational therapists and outdoor practitioners, are all welcome to attend.

Nature-based Training for Health and Education: 
Imagine professionals within the education and mental healthcare sectors, working together with the power of nature to improve learning, health and wellbeing outcomes for their clients.  Children, young people and their families, discovering their latent nature connection and developing their skills to draw upon this freely available hyperlocal resource, to improve learning outcomes, build their self awareness, core resilience and support their well-being throughout their lives.  Our training is cost-effective, replicable, co-produced and scalable approach that both challenges and enriches existing practice. ​​​​​​​

Circle of Life Rediscovery is a leading training organisation, find out more here.

Please also visit the website to find out about our Forest Recharge NHS Away Days - build relationships, increase morale, and improve well-being.
Details of our CPD courses can be found here.

  • Date: Wednesday 7th July 2021

  • Time: 17.00 - 18.15
    ​​​​​​​Please note if you cannot make the live webinar, you can still register and gain access to the recording to watch in your own time.


  • Marina Robb

    Marina Robb (Bsc; PGCE; MA; Msc; Author) is Founder and Managing Director of Circle of Life Rediscovery Community Interest Company and The Outdoor Teacher Ltd, both leading organisations that aim to transform education and health through nature. She is co-author of ‘Learning with Nature’, considered a must-have book for Forest School & Outdoor practitioners and ‘The Essential Guide to Forest School and Nature Pedagogy’. Marina has more than 30 years experience in outdoor learning and nature connection. She provides a deep understanding of effective nature education at all levels and for a range of diverse backgrounds.

  • Jon Cree

    Jon Cree’s passion is reconnecting people of all ages to the natural world with a view to facilitating more compassionate relationships in communities. Jon has been training educators from many different backgrounds in outdoor and nature based learning for at least 35 years. He has been an Earth Education Trainer with the International Institute for Earth Education, worked at Bishops Wood Centre where he was a member of the Forest School team for Worcestershire County Council and coordinated the Forest School and environmental education training programme. Jon was the was the founding chair of the Forest School Association (FSA) UK and remains a director of the FSA.

  • Kate Macairt

    Kate Macairt is a Circle of Life Rediscovery Director and an experienced Play Therapist and Child Counsellor who has been working with children and young adults for over 10 years as Therapist and previously 15 years as Teacher. Her background is in Expressive Arts Education and her interest in the significance of the creative instinct led her to research creativity and its connection to well-being and academic achievement as part of a Masters in Education. The discovery of Play Therapy persuaded her to re-train and she moved from Creative Teacher to Creative Play Therapist. Kate’s passion and love of Mother Nature and spending time outside has infiltrated into her role as a Teacher of Art and Play Therapist.

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