Udeskole: education outside the classroom in a Danish context

Peter Bentsen, Matthew P. Stevenson, Erik Mygind, Karen Seierøe Barfod

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This chapter introduces and discuss a form of outdoor education called 'udeskole', a Scandinavian concept. As Ministry of Education Republic of China promotes outdoor education in middle and elementary schools, this description contributes to the range of possible ways to integrate outdoor education in everyday schooling. The chapter gives an overview of the current state of knowledge about practise and development of udeskole, targeted for an international audience.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Budding and Blooming of Outdoor Education in Diverse Global Contexts
EditorsMao Tsai Huang, Yi Chien Jade Ho 何宜謙
Number of pages34
Place of PublicationTaiwan
PublisherNational Academy for Educational Research
Publication dateJul 2018
ISBN (Print)978-986-0560-29-9
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2018
SeriesOutdoor Education Research Office Book Series 3


  • outdoor education


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