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Schreiner supports Premier’s commitment to outdoor learning

Mike Schreiner released the following statement:

QUEEN’S PARK — Mike Schreiner released the following statement:

“I was pleased to hear the Premier talk so positively about outdoor education today.

In my proposal for a safe back-to-school plan, I called for the increase of nature-based learning opportunities to allow for safe, in-person learning.

Decades of research and experience show the benefits of outdoor learning for children’s mental health and their overall education. This is something Greens have long advocated for, and I would be happy to share our party’s expertise with the Premier.

Let’s use nature as a classroom to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and allow parents to return to work. I would be happy to work with the Premier, school boards, unions, and teachers on a plan for outdoor education.