Research & reports
Reports & research documents are, as much as possible, arranged in chronological order, most recent at the top
Froebel and Woodwork, Pete Moorhouse
The Froebelian Occupation of Woodwork: A symbolic language of shape, form and space Examining the history, ideas and theories of woodworking with children – from Froebel, founder of the kindergarten movement, whose influence travelled to Scandinavia and beyond, to it’s current resurgence. Pete Moorhouse, February 2018. (pdf)
Embercombe Young Leaders Project
‘YLP works with young people aged 17-21 from ‘disadvantaged’ urban backgrounds. About 15 per cent of mainly task-focused activities take place in woodland, for example coppicing, coppice timber processing, tree planting. The research investigated what factors were associated with wellbeing.’ Part of the Good From Woods Project, 2011.
Ruskin Mill Coppicing Project
‘Research focus: to find out why outdoor/practical/woodland work is important to students and how it can promote their development. Research examples can be used as evidence to substantiate what college staff believe anecdotally about the benefits of coppice work.’ Part of the Good From Woods Project, 2011.