UNLOCK YOUR STUDENTS' POTENTIAL WITH OUR METRO JOURNEYS

Let us guide your students in discovering their own backyard

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PARKS, BUSHLAND AND RIVERS – ALL AT YOUR DOORSTEP

To best prepare young people for success in an ever-evolving future, skills such as collaboration, communication, critical thinking and creativity are essential. Outdoor education influences young people's preparedness for this future by building and harnessing vital skills to ensure they are real world ready. Our metro journeys allow students to discover more than they know about themselves. Journeys created for metro areas grow core skills through outdoor education while discovering locations close to home.

Working together in a group, dealing directly with concepts such as leadership, followership and inclusivity, our metro journeys allow students to develop crucial core skills. Expand your student's world-view and help them understand they are capable of more than they know by introducing one of our metro journeys today.

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EXPERIENCE YOUR CITY LIKE YOU'VE NEVER BEFORE

Most suitable for young people aged 11 – 18 years old, our metro journeys allow your students to explore easily accessible local parks and nature reserves in a metropolitan environment. With minimal travel time, your students have more time to discover and develop new skills. Our Metro Journeys range from 2 to 5 days in length and can include cycling, canoeing and bushwalking.

 

Select from a range of themes to fit your desired learning outcomes. Our metro journeys strengthen your curriculum by delivering an experience for students, transferring beyond school, and holding meaning in their minds for many years to come.

THEMES AND OUTCOMES

Enrich your cirriculum with powerful learning experiences in the outdoors. Select from one of the below themes.

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RETURN TO SCHOOL POST COVID-19

Nurture a sense of wellbeing in your students. Encourage fun, friendship and physical activity through positive education and mindfulness.

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RECONNECTING STUDENTS AND SCHOOL STAFF

Allow your student to explore personal and social responsibility. Enhance communication, problem-solving and decision making skills. Build trust and friendship.

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FUN AND FRIENDSHIP

Increase trust amongst your students and sharpen their communication skills. Allow for positive reconnection between students and staff.

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BUILD RESILIENCE

Allow your students to face and accept challenges. Strengthen communication and problem-solving skills. Inspire reflection and social and personal responsibility.

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LEADERSHIP

Improve your student's communication skills. Allow them to explore what it means to be a good leader. Reinforce trust and empathy through teamwork and fellowship.

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ENVIRONMENTAL CONNECTION

Inspire environmental awareness in your students. Build on social and personal responsibility. Encourage reflection, leadership and effective communication.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US

The Outdoor Education Group has been delivering outdoor education to Australian students for more than 35 years. We work with schools across the country to bring education outdoors and support students to become real world ready. The Outdoor Education Group is bringing the excitement of the natural world closer to home so that your students spend less time travelling and more time exploring their potential.

Whether you are starting an outdoor education program or wanting to enhance your current program, our range of outdoor experiences will ensure your students receive the outcomes and impact your school needs.

Benefits

BENEFITS

In a rapidly changing and unpredictable future, resilience, strength and health will be crucial for tackling life's challenges. Metro journeys influence young people's preparedness for this future by building and harnessing vital skills to ensure they are real world ready. Our journeys have long been a rite of passage for thousands of students each year, across Australia.

Our metro journeys allow students to disengage from their increasingly digital world and reconnect with the natural world and themselves. They are designed to challenge and inspire the next generation of school, community and professional leaders, by delivering powerful learning experiences that allow young people to explore their full potential. Our metro journeys are outcome-focused and create the foundation for raising citizens who care for the natural world and their communities.

Facilitation

FACILITATION

The Outdoor Education Group help young people realise their personal best by using experiences in the outdoors as a vehicle for impact. Our Leaders are highly skilled and experienced in guiding young people through outdoor experiences, activities and adventure and are all COVIDsafe trained.

Our team of more than 400 diversely talented and experienced people support and deliver outdoor education for more than 48,000 students each year in locations across Australia. Our Leaders are experts in facilitating powerful and enjoyable experiences that support your curriculum and teaching frameworks to provide social, physical and psychological outcomes. They are passionate about the outdoors and believe in delivering meaningful and memorable experiences for your students.

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COVIDSafe Practices

At The Outdoor Education Group we take pride in delivering quality, life changing Outdoor Education experiences to young Australians.

At the core of this mission is delivering these experiences in a safe and fully supported environment, with an eye to our risk management.

We have developed extensive COVIDSafe practices to ensure we are delivering a safe experience for you and your students.

These practices include:

  • Dedicated COVIDSafe training for our team
  • Hand sanitisation stations and kits as standard
  • Extensive cleaning of all equipment

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