Outdoor education is dead; long live outdoor education

Loynes, Christopher (1998) Outdoor education is dead; long live outdoor education. In: First Conference of The Outdoor Recreation Council of Australia: Becoming a Leading Outdoor Organisation, July 1998, Sydney, Australia. (Unpublished)

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The field of, as we call it in the UK, outdoor education, recreation and training (in strict alphabetic order as those towards the end of the line are always quick to point out) is, in Australia, evolving from its roots as a social movement into a profession or an industry. As Simon Priest points out social movements and industries alike are noted for having life cycles of growth, steady maturation, plateau and decline after which they reinvent themselves or disappear. He places Australia at the point of maturation some way behind the UK which he places in decline.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Journal / Publication Title: The Proceedings of the First Australian Outdoor Recreation Conference
Publisher: Outdoor Recreation Council of Australia (ORCA)
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Departments: Academic Departments > Science, Natural Resources & Outdoor Studies (SNROS) > Outdoor Studies
Depositing User: Insight Administrator
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2010 14:24
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2021 19:16
URI: https://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/804


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