Outdoor Education in Aotearoa New Zealand: A new vision for the 21st century

Explore New Zealand's rich history of outdoor education in all its many guises with a free copy of a new book co-written by Ara staff and other outdoor educators.

Outdoor Education in Aotearoa New Zealand: A new vision for the 21st century looks back at 100 years of outdoor education in New Zealand and the significance these experiences hold in our society. Embracing a critical social-ecological perspective, the book also explores the future of outdoor education and charts a direction which aspires to educate for a sustainable and more equitable future.

Essential reading for outdoor educators, teachers, guides and students seeking to expand the possibilities and practices of education and build a deeper understanding of our relationship to the world we depend on.

This insightful book is available as a free download, or you can order a hard copy.