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

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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 2023 Issue of JOEE

The August 2023 Issue of JOEE has seven original articles that explore: the validity of improving character traits as a justification for outdoor education; the need for more climate change in OEE curriculum and OE planning; the history of environmental education in Irish primary schools; children’s outdoor lives in Iceland as a social activity that aids physical and mental health; connections with nature on an extended expedition; learnings from Canadian outdoor ed fatalities, and the milestones of outdoor education in Western Australia.

Here’s an overview. LINK.