Connecting young children and their adults in the great outdoors. This session was recorded as part of the Froebel Trust Conference in March 2021.

All of the projects you hear about in the recorded session have been funded by the Froebel Trust.


• Forest Skills
A presentation from Julia Dixon (Inclusion and Wellbeing Service, West Lothian)

Julia Dixon works as a teacher for the Inclusion + Wellbeing Service in West Lothian. The service provides support for over
600 children and young people in West Lothian. Her role is to support children with additional support needs within their
mainstream schools. She has worked within the ASN sector for over 10 years.

• Mini Muddy Fingers (Plant. Create. Play. Educate)
A presentation from Louise Strong (NECA) & Kate Razzall (Froebel Travelling Tutor)

Louise Strong joined NECA, a small regional charity in the North East of England in 2007 as a Human Resources Assistant. In
2010 she was promoted to HR manager and her role has grown since then to incorporate not only HR, but Health and
Safety, Training and Business Development and her current Development role. In 2018 Louise’s responsibilities expanded
further to include the Community Garden project; a project that she loves being involved with both practically and
strategically as it brings communities and families together.

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