Stage 1 | Subject outline | Version control

Outdoor Education Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 1.0
For teaching in 2021.  Accredited in August 2019 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2020.

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Evidence of learning

Evidence of learning

Assessment at Stage 1 is school based.

The following assessment types enable students to demonstrate their learning in Stage 1 Outdoor Education.

  • Assessment Type 1: About Natural Environments
  • Assessment Type 2: Experiences in Natural Environments.

For a 10-credit subject, students provide evidence of their learning through three or four assessments. Each assessment type should have a weighting of at least 20%. Students complete:

  • one or two about natural environments tasks
  • two experiences in natural environments tasks.

For a 20-credit subject, students provide evidence of their learning through six assessments. Each assessment type should have a weighting of at least 20%. Students complete:

  • three about natural environments tasks
  • three experiences in natural environments tasks.