Nick Hancock, Chris Gallagher, David Brown   Outdoor education, by its very nature, seeks to promote the virtues of self reliance of the individual and the group. To do this the outdoor education specialist deliberately takes his/her clients away from the security...
  • February 14, 2018
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Mr Tim Whelan1 1The Friends School Tim will have a number of boats at varying stages of completion available for viewing.  Participants will assist with the build of a canoe in this 90 minute workshop.  Participants will be given a...
  • November 9, 2017
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Mr Rob Stillwell1, Mr Jonathan Bannister2 1Scotch College Adelaide, 2Scotch College Adelaide Creating safe learning environments where adventurous learning can occur is a challenge. Documented risk mitigation through identifying hazards and matching them with processes, skills and experience is critical...
  • November 9, 2017
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Mr Graham Pringle1 1Youth Flourish Outdoors Ltd Students who fit poorly into classrooms seem to perform better in the outdoors. However, when they arrive at camp their behaviours are often challenging and escalate beyond those experienced at school. The experience...
  • November 9, 2017
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Mr Aaron Pittaway1 1World Challenge An earthquake in Nepal…. Political unrest throughout Thailand… A suspected spinal in the jungle in Laos… A scorpion sting in a remote village in Tanzania… A horse bite in the Himalayas… World Challenge Asia Pacific...
  • November 9, 2017
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Mr Adam Kershaw1 1Survive First Aid As a Wilderness First Aid provider Survive has recently introduced a new session within our courses to address the importance of mental health in the outdoors, and how to appropriately respond to anyone who...
  • November 9, 2017
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Ms Clare Dallat1,2 1The University Of The Sunshine Coast, 2Risk Resolve Failure to identify and adequately manage foreseeable risks associated with the task of determining participant characteristics in the program design and planning phase of an outdoor program can lead...
  • November 9, 2017
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Dr Amanda Clacy1, Professor Paul Salmon1 1University Of The Sunshine Coast The UPLOADS project has been collecting incident report data since 2014, and has provided a summary of 2030 incidents from across Australia. Through the combined efforts of researchers and...
  • November 9, 2017
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Mr Tony Carden1 1 University Of The Sunshine Coast The experience and wisdom of practitioners have informed the development of various systems that seek to regulate safety in led outdoor activities. These systems include adventure activity standards, education department guidelines, operator...
  • November 9, 2017
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