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 | 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 2 Outdoor Education.

In this subject, students are expected to:

  1. explore and make connections with natural environments, considering a range of perspectives
  2. plan responsibilities and risk-management strategies, to participate in and lead safe and sustainable outdoor activities and journeys
  3. evaluate and demonstrate reflective practice of leadership and collaborative skills, and of personal development, experiences, and connections 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 make decisions and recognise strategies for sustainability of natural environments.