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Lloyd, A., Truong, S. & Gray, T. Take the class outside! A call for place-based outdoor learning in the Australian primary school curriculum. Curric Perspect 38, 163–167 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s41297-018-0050-1
- Outdoor Learning
- Australian Primary School
- Outdoor Sessions
- Convergent Mixed Methods Design
- Environment Whenever