Community Rail Lancashire (CRL) has just learned that it has been awarded the ‘Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge’.
The Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge is the only nationally recognised indicator of good quality educational provision AND effective risk management. The purpose of the LOtC Quality Badge is to help schools identify good quality and safe provision, and to reduce red tape when planning educational visits.
CRL has demonstrated a commitment to sustaining high quality learning outside the classroom, meeting a set of quality indicators including:
+ The provider has a process in place to assist users to plan the learning experience effectively;
+ The provider provides accurate information about its offer;
+ The provider provides activities or experiences which meet learner needs;
+ The provider reviews the experience and acts upon feedback;
+ The provider meets the needs of users; and
+ The provider has safety management processes in place to manage risk effectively.