Covid: Loss of school trips in pandemic ‘has cost £500m’

BBC reports …

A lack of school trips during the pandemic has cost the outdoor education sector £500m and caused the loss of 6,000 jobs, a group has said. The Institute for Outdoor Learning (IOL), which supports the sector across Britain, is calling for a change in rules banning residential visits. If centres cannot offer these courses to schools, they say they may be forced to close – with 15,000 jobs at risk.

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