Home Island Connections Activities and Events




1. Principles and applications of Outdoor Education:

This is a seminar event that focuses entirely on the importance of Outdoor Education and its’ relevance for today’s society. The programme includes workshops, presentations and outdoor excursions.

Sample program here


2. Island Experience I:

Enhancing Interpersonal Awareness and Competence development through Outdoor Education.

This is a short course that applies to all outdoor and educational practitioners and uses the concept of islands. This course is based on workshops, teambuilding activities and outdoor activity sessions.

Sample program here


3. The Island Experience II:

Nature trails across the islands of Gozo and Comino.

a. Rocky adventures: Experience the outdoors of the Maltese Islands through an island hopping programme.

b. Blue waters: An outdoor maritime and coastal programme discovering the treasures of Maltase waters.


4. Island visits:

Overseas expeditions on islands for educators and trainers working with young people.


5. Hands on the Outdoor Classroom:

A week long event focusing on how the outdoors can be used to promote life-long and discovery learning and how each individual (island) can find himself/herself working harmoniously with others within the wider context of Outdoor Learning.


6. Pedagogy for the Outdoors I:

This is a one day hands-on seminar. The seminar focuses on practical and operational pedagogical techniques concerned with managing outdoor activities involving secondary school pupils. This is an interactive teacher oriented seminar and includes lectures, workshops and a discussion forum.







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