OUTDOOR & ENVIRONMENT EDUCATION 12F - Full Year

OED12F
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Washbourn

This course extends knowledge and experience gained in Year 10 Outdoor Education and prepares students for Outdoor Education in Years 12 and 13.
It focuses on identifying and explaining landforms, understanding safety management, exploring participation in the outdoors and underlying issues in the outdoor sector.
There are a number of unit standards which give a range of experiential outdoor activities, including mountain biking, rock climbing, abseiling and orienteering.


Assessment
The assessment programme is a mixture of Achievement Standards and Unit Standards. All of the standards are internally assessed.

Future Possibilities
This course will develop awareness for outdoor environments, safety management and skills and will lead into senior Outdoor Education, Sustainability and Eco-Tourism.


Pathway

OUTDOOR EDUCATION 22F - Full Year

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A full course contribution will be $250.00. This includes a base contribution of $50 with additional trip contributions (two overnight trips and multiple field trips).

Note
Students may need to provide some of their own equipment for aspects of this course including basic outdoor clothing and equipment – raincoat (waterproof and preferably breathable), thermal base layer clothing, synthetic or wool insulation layer clothing, sturdy footwear, sleeping bag and mountain bike.


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91012 v3 Geography 1.6 - Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 9
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90968 v3 Physical Education 1.7 - Demonstrate, and show understanding of, responsible behaviour for safety during outdoor education activities
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90965 v3 Physical Education 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of societal influences on physical activity and the implications for self and others
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 1
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90952 v3 Science 1.13 - Demonstrate understanding of the formation of surface features in New Zealand
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11
1
I
4
Y
U.S. 20210 v2 Experience rock climbing
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 5
1
I
1
U.S. 20141 v1 Complete beginner orienteering courses
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 5
1
I
1
U.S. 20137 v1 Mountain bike on easy to intermediate terrain
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 9
1
I
1
U.S. 467 v5 Demonstrate personal and social development through participation in adventure based learning
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4
2
I
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.