The Institute for Outdoor Learning (IOL) is a national membership organisation which encourages outdoor learning by developing quality, safety and opportunity to experience outdoor activity provision; and by supporting and enhancing the good practice of those who work in the outdoors.
IOL provides information, training and professional development opportunities for those involved in outdoor learning in a wide range of settings.
Their bookshop and publications section provides access to a comprehensive range of useful publications relating to many aspects of outdoor learning.
Regional and national meetings, workshops and conferences are held regularly across the country, details here. They are well attended and provide the opportunity to meet colleagues working in this field from a wide range of organisations.
More information available from the IOL web site at www.outdoor-learning.org