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 | Ethical understanding

Ethical understanding

Students extend and apply their ethical understanding capability by, for example:

  • evaluating ethical decisions about the interaction of people and natural environments
  • understanding and developing risk-reduction strategies and emergency-action plans, including casualty management
  • understanding of the legal and moral responsibilities of participants in outdoor activities
  • understanding environmental systems and issues to recognise actions required to promote sustainability of natural environments
  • exploring the natural environment, considering a range of perspectives, including personal, cultural, and Indigenous.