Outdoor education to be offered at the University of the Sunshine Coast!

Exciting news for the UPLOADS Research Team who are based at the University of the Sunshine Coast:

In A Queensland first a new degree in outdoor education will be offered at the University of the Sunshine Coast from next year.

The double degree, Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Recreation and Outdoor Environmental Studies will prepare students to teach health and physical education (HPE) in secondary schools, in addition to opening up career pathways in outdoor education centres, adventure tourism and ecotourism.

Senior Lecturer in Outdoor Environmental Education Dr Glyn Thomas said the four-year double degree offered a career pathway unique in Queensland.

“The health and physical education teacher that emerges has two teaching areas, but also the capacity to teach outdoor education or environmental education,” he said.

Click here to read the full article in the Sunshine Coast Daily

Click here for more information on the new Bachelor of Education (Secondary) / Bachelor of Recreation and Outdoor Environmental Studies

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