Resources

Classroom Teacher Resources

Here you will find some resources prepared by OEAQ members that will assist you in the development help of better outdoor learning experiences for your students. These resources are not substitutes for qualified, experienced Outdoor Education teachers and practioners. They are intended as a guide to classroom teachers.

Links

Listed below are some of the websites that are relevant to our association members.

Outdoor Education Associations

Outdoor Education Australia - http://www.outdooreducationaustralia.org.au

Adventure Activity Guidelines

Curriculum Activity Risk Management Guidelines (Ed Queensland)

http://education.qld.gov.au/curriculum/carmg/outdoor-rec.html

Adventure Activity Standards (Queensland) - http://www.qorf.org.au/01_cms/details.asp?ID=1048

Safety Guidelines for Education Outdoors Victoria - http://www.education.vic.gov.au/management/schooloperations/edoutdoors/activities/default.htm
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (United Kingdom) -

Qld Outdoor Recreation/Education Training Providers

Sunshine Coast Tafe Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation www.sunshinecoast.tafe.qld.gov.au

Maroon Outdoor Education Centre - providing training to Education Queensland staff to help meet the latest EPPR requirements. http://www.maroonoec.eq.edu.au/epprtraining.html


Outdoor Recreation Associations

Queensland Outdoor Recreation Federation - http://www.qorf.org.au

Outdoor Recreation Industry Council of NSW - www.oric.org.au/index.htm

Outdoor Council of Australia - http://www.outdoorcouncil.asn.au/

Adventure Activity Associations

Australian Climbing Association - www.acia.com.au

Australian Canoeing - www.canoe.org.au

Queensland Canoeing - www.qld.canoe.org.au

Queensland Orienteering Association -www.oq.asn.au/

Queensland Rogaining Association - www.qldrogaine.asn.au/qraonline/

Research/Education

Teacher Tube - http://www.teachertube.com/ugroups.php?UID=64898 (A great place to share content to help in the development of teaching strategies and approaches to Outdoor Education).
Slideshare Outdoor Education Group - www.slideshare.net/group/outdoor-education. (A forum that allows presenters an opportunity to upload their powerpoint presentations and share these resources with the wider community).
James Neil’s Wilderdom Website -
www.wilderdom.com
Education QLD - www.education.qld.edu.au
QLD Studies Authority – www.qsa.qld.edu.au

Outdoor Related Teaching Associations

Joint Council of Queensland Teachers Association - http://www.jcqta.qld.edu.au/
Marine Education Society of Australaisia - www.mesa.edu.au
Australian Association for Environmental Education - www.aaee.org.au

Employment/Training

Project Nature Ed - www.projectnatureed.com.au
Adventurepro - www.adventurepro.com.au
Outward Bound - http://www.outwardbound.org.au/

Qld Tertiary Courses

Griffith University Department of Tourism, Leisure, Hotel and Sport Management - http://www.griffith.edu.au//school/gbs/tlhs/home.html


Other Tertiary Courses
Australian Catholic University Faculty of Health Sciences (St Patrick's Campus)

Courses: Bachelor of Exercise Science in Human Movement (Outdoor Recreation - Education elective stream) http://inet.acu.edu.au/handbook/2006/Course/hs/bexsc.htm

La Trobe University School of Outdoor Education and Environment (Bendigo Campus)

Courses:

Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation Education

Bachelor of Outdoor Education

Bachelor of Physical and Outdoor education

Graduate Certficate in Outdoor and Environmental Education

Graduate Diploma in Outdoor and Environmental Education

Master of Outdoor and Environmental Education

http://www.latrobe.edu.au

Monash University Faculty of Education (Peninsula Campus)

Courses:

Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation

Bachelor of Secondary Education (Outdoor Education)

Master of Education

http://www.education.monash.edu.au/students/prospective/sportoutdoor.html

University of Ballarat School of Human Movement and Sport Sciences (Mt Helen Campus)

Courses:

www.ballarat.edu.au/ard/hmss/courses


University of Melbourne Faculty of Education (Parkville Campus)

Courses:

Bachelor of Education (Primary)

www.unimelb.edu.au/HB/areas/PBEDPRI.html

International Students Outdoors Program

www.edfac.unimelb.edu.au/DSME/outdoors/

Victoria University Faculty of Human Development, School of Education (Melton and Footscray Campuses)

Courses:

Bachelor of Education P-12 (Outdoor Education)

Graduate Program in Experiential Learning Bachelor of Arts (Recreation Leadership)www.vu.edu.au/Faculties/Human_Development/Undergraduate_Courses

www.vu.edu.au/Faculties/Human_Development/Postgraduate_Courses

www.vu.edu.au/Faculties/Human_Development/Undergraduate_Courses

University of Tasmania

Bachelor of Education

http://www.utas.edu.au/education/study-with-us/BEd-Specialisations/outdoor-education

University of South Australia

Batchelor of Applied Science (Human Movement and Health Science)

Elective subject - An Introduction to Outdoor Leadership http://programs.unisa.edu.au/public/pcms/course.aspx?pageid=011599#prerequisites

National Curriculum Bid

The following section provides an outline on the history of the bid to include Outdoor Education in the National Curriculum. These documents article moves backwards through time with the most recent developments explained at the start.

2013
Responses called to the release of the Draft H&PE National Curriculum. Please respond here
http://consultation.australiancurriculum.edu.au/

2012

Outdoor Education Australia encourgaes all individual and state member associations to respond to the shaping paper of the H&PE curriculum. Please see a summary of the Outdoor Education Australia response to this shaping paper.

Comments on the Draft Shape Paper for Health and Physical Education March 2012

2009


THE BID TO INCLUDE OUTDOOR EDUCATION IN THE NATIONAL CURRICULUM


Outdoor Education Australia has endorsed a bid to have Outdoor Education included in the third phase of subjects in the National Curriculum. Please see the
attached document that outlines this bid.


Outdoor Educators' Association of Queensland

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