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Introducing an Outdoor Education Program to your School

 
June 28, 2019 12:46PM
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Academics rave about the benefits of outdoor education: its ability to enhance student’s academic learning, fast-forward personal development and promote physical and emotional wellbeing, regardless of gender, ethnicity or socio-economic barriers. But despite the benefits, schools often find it difficult to introduce extra-curricular outdoor education. Why and what would make it easier? From my conversations […]

Experiential Learning for your Graduate Program

 
May 17, 2019 3:54PM

Retain Your Best Graduates through Experiential Learning How can you, as a graduate employer, retain your brightest talent? This, according to PWC, is the $3.8 billion question. But the answer could b...

5 Outward Bound programs completed, a lifetime of adventure to be had!

 
May 08, 2019 3:36PM

With 5 Outward Bound adventures completed Jemi Huggett is building up quite a CV! Yet to turn 18, Jemi began her first Outward Bound adventure at age 14 and has since completed Navigator – Austr...

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Staff in the spotlight: Meet Kevin!

At Outward Bound Australia we have an amazing diversity of passionate staff. Meet Kevin Neff. Kevin hails from the USA and has been working ...

Feedback: Learn how to give it, learn how to take it and do both – regularly!...

Guest Blogger: Ben J Kelly Ben has a wide range of job experiences including as an officer in the Australian Army and working as an instruct...

Bush Cook Tips – Get Your Roast On!!

If you’ve ever been around a campfire and someone is cooking something delicious you will know that feeling of excited anticipation fo...


Young Explorer – Rainforest – October 2018

Welcome to Young Explorer – Rainforest Who’s up for an adventure? We’ve got 17 keen and excited young people heading out for 5 fun fil...

Australian Alps Navigator | October 2018

Hello, and welcome to the blog for Outward Bound Australia’s Navigator program! This blog will follow the adventure of the October 20...

Australian Alps Young Explorer | October 2018

Hello, and welcome to the blog for Outward Bound Australia’s Young Explorer program! This blog will follow the adventure of the Octob...


A Teacher’s Perspective

Guest Blogger: Mark ‘Shrimpy’ Shrimpton Mark Shrimpton began his Outdoor Education career obtaining a Bachelor of Education in O...

Tweed Young Environmental Leaders Program 2018

Welcome to the blog for the Tweed Young Environmental Leaders Program 2019! What an exciting opportunity for these intrepid young leaders. ...

Navigator – Rainforest – September 2018

Welcome all to the Navigator – Rainforest blog for these September holidays.  This blog will follow these intrepid Navigator’s news...


A Lesson in Self Discovery

Laura Marshall is a former Outward Bound Australia staff member (2004 to 2012). Laura now lives in Canberra, ACT, where she works as a secon...

Reminiscing with Col

At the recent Outward Bound Asia Pacific Symposium in Hong Kong, Outward Bounder Col Bolton was invited to share his life journey as an outd...

The first 12 months – An Instructor’s Journey

8 years ago Jennie was a young person on an Outward Bound program thanks to the support of her local Lions Club. Describing the experience a...

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