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.


The Australian outdoor education community will finally come together at our National Outdoor Education Conference — NOEC 2022.

Once again we are grateful to be jointly hosting this event with Outdoors NSW & ACT.

Now, several years in the making, thanks to Covid-19 postponements, it’s set to be an event like no other.

The 2022 event will be held on 26 – 28 September 2022 in the Blue Mountain.

Further information with respect the program will be released when finalised. Meantime,  Accommodation and Bookings are now open.

2022 OEA AWARDS —Winners to be Announced at NOEC 2022

The 2022 OEA Awards will recognise 5 categories.

  • Outdoor Education Program
  • Service to Outdoor Education
  • Outdoor Education Practitioner
  • Outdoor Education Fellow
  • Outdoor Education Emerging Practitioner — new category in 2022!

Nominations closed on 15 JULY 2022.

Winners will be announced at NOEC 2022 event at the end of September with details released on our Facebook page and on this website shortly thereafter


Latest Facebook Post

NOEC 2022 saw the announcement of the 2022 Outdoor Education of Australia Awards in 5 categories: Outdoor Education Program Service to Outdoor EducationOutdoor Education PractitionerOutdoor Education FellowOutdoor Education Emerging PractitionerQueensland Individuals won both Practitioner awards and Trinity Anglican School Cairns won the the Outdoor Education Program. (See shared post)Several people from across Australia were honoured in the service to Outdoor Education and Outdoor Education Fellows. Their details will be added to our website and reshared here.Congratulations to all the winners and thank you for the fine work you are dong. ... See MoreSee Less
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Outdoor Education Pathways

Meet Jess McDonald, a young PE & OE teacher from Tasmania, and learn how she became an outdoor educator.

Out Now! APRIL 2022 Issue of JOEE

The April 2022 issue of JOEE is a Special Issue on Diversity and Inclusion in Outdoor Learning. It features seven papers from international academics and researchers, predominantly from Finland and other European nations and the US. There’s lots to consider about how to make outdoor ed programs more inclusive.

Here’s an overview. LINK.