NNAS Course provision under Covid 19 regulations

Introduction  NNAS Board members appreciate this has been a difficult and frustrating time for Providers and thank all for their patience and support through the pandemic crisis. Having suspended Provider fees and the delivery of NNAS courses on the 23rd March initially for 3 months, government easing of lockdown now makes it feasible for some […]

2019 AGM programme

The NNAS 2019 AGM conference will take place at East Barnby Outdoor Education Centre, near Whitby, North Yorkshire, on the 2nd November.  The workshops taking place are: NNAS Tutor Award:  Full day workshop NNAS Gold Conversion workshop: Full day, please see the details on Tahdah for prerequisites for this Making Maps: By Harvey Maps, a […]

March Providers Newsletter

Outdoor Discovery Awards are here! It’s been a long time coming, but the NNAS is pleased to finally announce the unveiling of the Outdoor Discovery Awards (ODA).  The ODA continues with the core ethos of the preceding Young Navigator Star Awards (YNSA): Encouraging exploration and journeying in local areas using simple maps such as street […]

Ratio for Silver NNAS updated

3rd March 2019 At a recent Board meeting the instructor to participant ratio for Silver NNAS courses was discussed. The decision has been made to increase this ratio to a maximum of 1:8. This is a maximum ratio and our Providers are, of course, welcome to operate at a lower ratio if preferred. This change […]

Updated Course Criteria

There are going to be many exciting changes happening to the NNAS over the next few months and in order to accommodate these, various changes were made to the criteria for running the main NNAS awards.  The biggest change being the upping of the ratio for tutors/students on a Bronze course from 1:6 to 1:8. […]