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 NOEC 2020/21 Committee is pleased to announced that NOEC2021 is full steam ahead with bookings now open for this exciting professional development event.

Brought to you by Outdoors NSW & ACT and Outdoor Education Australia, our national conference will be held at the Fairmont Resort & Spa Blue Mountains, 1 Sublime Point Rd, Leura NSW 2780 on: 

28 SEPT, 12:00 pm – 01 OCT, 4:00 pm

Tuesday 28 Sept 12 noon onwards
Bookings open, afternoon workshops, welcome cocktails

Wednesday 29 Sept
Conference and workshop sessions and Conference dinner

Thursday 30 Sept
Conference and workshop sessions

Friday 1 Oct
Active or Passive outdoor session in the Blue Mountains

Full details and pricing can be found HERE.


Announcing our Inaugural Outdoor Education Awards

Nominations are now open for our inaugural Outdoor Education Awards which will be announced at NOEC 2021.
There are 4 Award categories:

  • Outdoor Education Program
  • Outdoor Education Practitioner
  • Service to Outdoor Education
  • Outdoor Education Fellow 

The winner of the Outdoor Education Program will receive a $3000 gift card from Wilderness Equipment.

Nominations close Friday 6 August 2021.

Latest Facebook Post

OUTDOOR EDUCATION AWARDSOver the next 4 weeks we are going to promote the 4 Outdoor Education Award nomination categories. Deadline closes 6 August with winners announced at NOEC 2021. First up is:OUTDOOR EDUCATION PROGRAMThis award is open to schools and organisations who have developed and implemented a high quality outdoor education program.The winning program will receive $3000 worth of equipment from Wilderness Equipment.Nominators will need to provide a submission of up to 3 pages addressing:1. Aims of the program2. A description of the program participants3. Evidence of the program’s success4. An outline of the program that also addresses the following Evaluation Criteria:INNOVATIONIs the program innovative in its design and implementation?QUALITYDoes the program demonstrate the qualities of an effective OE program?SUSTAINABILTYIs the program able to be continued into the future?NEEDS-BASEDDoes the program identify and address the needs of the participants?RESPONSIBLE Is the program conducted in a socially and environmentally responsible manner?DOWNLOAD and COMPLETE the NOMINATION FORM ON THE OEA WEBSITE ... See MoreSee Less
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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! November 2020 Issue of JOEE

The November 2020 issue of JOEE features nine papers from Pakistan, Sweden, Canada and Australia. Articles look at the role of women in sustainability efforts in Islam, forest schools and forest bathing in Canada, recreational fishing in Sweden, and autism wild nature programs. Plus there are three book reviews.

Here’s an overview. LINK.