Conceptualising Outdoor Learning to Facilitate Childrenâ€™s Well-being and Academic Achievement
Keywords:outdoor play, early childhood education, children well-being, academic achievement
Due to current technological advancement, children spend an increasing amount of time each day engaged in sedentary indoor activities to seek entertainment instead of spending time outdoors. The decline in outside access for many children has caused social and physical health issues that have become more prevalent in recent years that might affect them in the long term. This research aims to identify the impact of outdoor learning on childrenâ€™s mental and emotional well-being and academic achievement. The integration of experiential learning theory in developing a conceptual model that could be used in searching for solutions to help increase childrenâ€™s involvement in outdoor activity.
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