Outdoor and environmental education centres (O&EECs) promote, develop provide and deliver highly effective outdoor and environmental education programs for schools and the community, and provide professional development for teachers.
Education for a sustainable future and valuing biodiversity are key themes within O&EEC programs. All outdoor and environmental education programs are linked to the school curriculum, team building and leadership objectives. Strong links are fostered with local communities by providing information about environmental issues and serving as venues for community forums.
O&EECs offer environmental education programs in unique environments such as:
O&EECs also provide specialised learning strategies such as:
Students are provided with opportunities to develop improved social, emotional, physical and intellectual skills by focusing on self-esteem and interpersonal interaction. Teachers can develop their skills and knowledge of cooperative planning and outdoor education.