Julie Mountain is qualified in landscape design and has specialised in supporting schools and early years settings so that they can make the most of the potential of outdoors for learning and play.
An experienced trainer and facilitator, Julie launched Play Learning Life in 2010 in order to focus on outdoor projects in and with schools, settings and families. She was on her second trip to Japan recently, carrying out research into risk-taking and resilience in Japanese kindergartens and has come back with a stack of interesting observations, images and video clips.
Julie has offered to come onto Early Years TV to talk about what she has learned on this fascinating trip – and how this could change practice in the UK and inspire practitioners and educators around the world.
Julie’s website is: www.plloutdoors.org.uk
and you can find her pinterest board here:https://www.pinterest.co.uk/plloutdoors/
The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation:http://www.gbsf.org.uk/
Learning through Landscapes:https://www.ltl.org.uk/
Winston Churchill Memorial Trusthttps://www.wcmt.org.uk/
Nursery World Study Tourshttps://www.nurseryworld.co.uk/study-tour
The International School Grounds Alliance (ISGA):http://www.internationalschoolgrounds.org/
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