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 | Learning requirements

Learning requirements

The learning requirements summarise the knowledge, skills, and understanding that students are expected to develop and demonstrate through their learning in Stage 1 Outdoor Education.

In this subject, students are expected to:

  1. explore natural environments, considering different perspectives
  2. apply responsibilities and risk-management strategies, to plan safe and sustainable outdoor activities and journeys
  3. evaluate and demonstrate reflective practice of personal experiences, and personal and social growth in natural environments
  4. evaluate and demonstrate reflective practice of the development and application of practical skills relevant to outdoor activities and journeys
  5. understand and analyse environmental systems and issues to recognise actions required to enhance sustainability of natural environments.