AALA Review Update
Update on the review of AALA following the HSE Board meeting on 12 September 2018 read more...

SAAF & Scottish Government Open Forums on the Review of AALA February 2018
The Scottish Adventure Activities Forum will be hosting three National forums supported by Scottish Government. We would welcome anyone to attend. Please note, with reference to the new proposals from the HSE review, one of the options may impact on activities and activity providers who previously were not required to obtain a licence.   We would urge […] read more...

Children need more exercise
There is nothing new in the observation that young children need more exercise.  However, at a time when much public sector outdoor provision is under threat we need to use every opportunity we can get to make the point to decision makers, and to support your various outdoor programmes.  This research may help.  It is one of several outcomes from the Millennium Cohort Study and looks at the amount of exercise, or lack of it, young children are taking.  However, the solutions proposed are not very imaginative, and don’t mention adventure activities, outdoor learning, etc.

See  the following links:

UCL (University College London) article:

BMJ (British medical Journal) podcast:

BBC article:


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