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School Trips – The Government’s New Approach

Wed, 22 September 2010

School Trips – The Government’s New Approach

Ian Pearson of The School Travel Forum writes on the new government’s policies regarding educational trips.

The new government was announced this year and have been quick to ensure that everyone involved in education realises changes will happen and everything is up for reconsideration. Of major interest to those involved in educational travel is the announced general review of health & safety rules, often sited as a barrier to school trips. The Council Outside the Classroom Council is eagerly awaiting the outcome of the review.

Ian Pearson discusses in his article the strong reasons for the new government to support and develop LOtC for every child. He then continues to discuss the costs of LOtC and health and safety issues involved.

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