Annotated Suggested Readings

Jarvis, P. (2009) Learning to be a Person in Society. Abingdon: Routledge.

An inspiring read that helps develop our understanding of learning.


Barton, J., Bragg, R., Wood, C. and Pretty, J. (eds) (2016) Green Exercise: Linking Nature, Health and Wellbeing. Abingdon: Routledge.

This book gathers together evidence about how physical activity and green spaces influence health and well-being.


Boulter, C.J., Reiss, M.J. and Sanders, D.L. (2015) Darwin Inspired Learning. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Active learning, hands-on enquiry, critical thinking and interdisciplinarity are proposed as a ways to re-engage children with the living world.


Humberstone, B., Prince, H. and Henderson, K.A. (eds) (2016) Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies. Abingdon: Routledge.

A valuable compendium of thinking about education and leisure in the great outdoors