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Australian Journal of Outdoor Education

Australian Journal of Outdoor Education

Developing Theory – Informing Practice

The Australian Journal of Outdoor Education (AJOE) is a refereed journal devoted to the scholarly examination of issues in the field of outdoor education.

The journal is relevant to teachers, practitioners and researchers, both in Australia and overseas. The AJOE is generally published twice a year (March/April and September/October) and sent to members of organizations affiliated with the Outdoor Council of Australia, and institutional & individual subscribers.

The Goals of the AJOE
The AJOE is unique in its ability to meet the needs of a wide cross-section of readers, be they classroom teachers, academics, or practitioners in the field, and attempts to provide clear links between theory, research and practice.

The AJOE aims to:

  • Provide balanced and in-depth investigation of outdoor education practices and theories in a variety of educational contexts.
  • Enhance understanding of outdoor education issues in relation to their wider educational and social contexts.
  • Help readers keep abreast of current outdoor education research.
  • Examine and present research with a view as to how it might be implemented by classroom teachers and practitioners as researchers.
  • Provide a forum in which outdoor education professionals from all settings can exchange and discuss ideas and practices relevant to their work.


AJOE Contents and Abstracts (all previous issues)



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