Stage 1 | Subject outline | Version control

Outdoor Education Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 4.0 - For teaching in 2024.
Accredited in August 2019 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2020.

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Capabilities | Critical and creative thinking

Critical and creative thinking

Students extend and apply their critical and creative thinking capability by, for example:

  • planning, designing, reflecting on, analysing, and evaluating outdoor experiences
  • applying reflective practice processes for the development of personal and practical skills
  • identifying responsibilities and risk-management strategies
  • demonstrating problem-solving skills when faced with challenging situations in natural environments
  • recognising the impact of humans on the environments in which they are engaging in outdoor activities
  • evaluating and developing conservation strategies.