Careers in Outdoor Education

Keen to study to become an Outdoor Educator? There are over 34 undergraduate university courses in Australia. More details here.

Outdoor Education in your state

Connect with your local outdoor ed community. Take advantage of training, resources and all that’s happening in your state.

Latest Outdoor Education jobs

Looking for a full-time, part-time or casual job here in Australia or overseas? Apply away.

NOEC 2022 Highlights Video

The Australian outdoor education community finally came together at our National Outdoor Education Conference — NOEC 2022 — at the end of September at Leura in the The Blue Mountains.
OEA would like to extend our thanks and congratulations to Outdoors NSW & ACT for organising a wonderful event.
The conference was opened by Yvonne Weldon, OA, proud Wiradjuri woman.
Our next NOEC will be held in Victoria in 2024.
Enjoy the Highlights video from our 2022 event. (Link will take you to YouTube)

2022 OEA AWARDS Winners

The 2022 OEA Awards announced at NOEC 2022 recognised 5 categories.

  • Outdoor Education Program — awarded to The Anglican School, North Queensland
  • Service to Outdoor Education— seven people recognised
  • Outdoor Education Practitioner — awarded to Emma Beveridge, QLD
  • Outdoor Education Fellow —seven Fellows honoured
  • Outdoor Education Emerging Practitioner — new category in 2022 —awarded to Lindsay Blinco, QLD

Latest Facebook Post

A reminder that when you join your state-based outdoor ed organisation, membership includes access to JOEE, the Journal of Outdoor& Environmental Education.
You can find an overview of the latest issue (August 2022) on our website. It covers important topics related to Heat and Sun Related Illnesses (HSRI) with global warming, the importance of food gardens in aiding environmental literacy (courtesy of Professor Cathy Sherry pictured), inclusive practices improving Leave No Trace outcomes, kindergarten journaling, gender and risk in outdoor education, and more.. Seven papers all up from Australian, Canadian and North American academics and researchers. Lots to Learn from.outdooreducationaustralia.org.au/library/joee_august-2022/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Outdoor Education Pathways

Meet Lindsay Blinco, a young OE Instructor from Queensland and our 2022 Emerging Practitioner. Learn how he became an outdoor educator.

Discover other Career stories here.

Out Now! August 2022 Issue of JOEE

The August 2022 issue of JOEE covers important topics related to Heat and Sun Related Illnesses with global warming, the importance of food gardens in aiding environmental literacy, inclusive practices improving Leave No Trace outcomes, kindergarten journalising, gender and risk in outdoor education, and more.. Seven papers all up from Australian, Canadian and North American academics and researchers. Lots to ponder.

Here’s an overview. LINK.