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.

2022 OEA AWARDS — Nominations Now Open

Nominations are now open for the 2022 OEA Awards.

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

Nominations close on 15 JULY 2022.


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.


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Good News! OEA has extended the DEADLINE for the 2022 OEA Award NOMINATIONS to FRIDAY 15 JULY, giving you three more weeks to get your nominations in.There are 5 OEA Award categories:

i. Outdoor Education Program
ii. Service to Outdoor Education
iii. Outdoor Education Practitioner
iv. Outdoor Education Fellow
v. Outdoor Education Emerging PractitionerWith the winners announced at NOEC 2022, 26-28 September in the Blue Mountains.
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Covid 19 Gear Cleaning

Advice from Wilderness Equipment on how to safely clean and disinfect outdoor gear during Covid-19.

Out Now! NOV 2021 Issue of JOEE

The November 2021 issue of JOEE features 4 papers from the Czech Republic and Australia. Articles look at: Outdoor Education and Becoming a Man; Making Meanings of Walking in Nature; How we address Gender Equity in OEE in Higher Ed; and Outdoor ed from accompanying Teachers’ Perspective. Plus there is one book review.

Here’s an overview. LINK.