Stage 2 | Subject outline | Outdoor Education Stage 2 version control

Outdoor Education Stage 2
Subject outline

Version 4.0 - For teaching in 2024
Accredited in August 2019 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2020. 

Stage 2 | Subject outline | Capabilities | Ethical understanding

Ethical understanding

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

  • making and evaluating ethical decisions about the interaction of people and natural environments
  • developing and implementing risk-reduction strategies and emergency-action plans, including casualty management
  • understanding of the legal and moral responsibilities of leaders and participants in outdoor activities
  • understanding environmental systems and issues to make decisions and recognise actions required to enhance sustainability of natural environments
  • exploring and making connections with the natural environment, considering a range of perspectives
  • awareness of culturally appropriate protocols when interacting with Traditional Owners of natural environments.