Field Studies Council runs high quality teacher training opportunities for PGCE and other ITE courses, either online or in person. If you wish to enquire about online teacher training, please contact us for more information. All our in-person courses cover practical activities and fieldwork. They are linked to curriculum requirements as well as nature connection and increasing wellbeing, to upskill and build confidence in new teachers.


Our primary teacher training courses help new teachers to develop the skills and knowledge to deliver outdoor learning.  See our sample programmes here:  


Our secondary teacher training courses provide the skills and knowledge for new teachers planning to undertake fieldwork or outdoor learning opportunities.  We offer:  

Opportunities for individual teaching professionals:

Upskill on one of our online or in-person teacher training courses.

At Field Studies Council we aim to help children get outdoors as much as possible. Teachers with the skills and knowledge to deliver fieldwork and outdoor learning activities, will be more likely to take children out of the classroom in their learning.

Courses with Field Studies Council enable you to develop your confidence in fieldwork topics and outdoor activities whether you teach primary or secondary aged pupils.

We also offer Forest School training and group leader training