Outdoor Education - Level 2

ODE2
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Ormsby

Outdoor Education is the study of adventure pursuits, development of inter-personal skills and personal qualities. The course covers a wide range of outdoor activities and the teaching and learning takes place in the outdoor environment. The course covers the following topics:

Swimming/Beach Safety

Surf Kayaking (Eskimo Roll)/ Surfing

Adventure Based Learning

Bushcraft / Camping

Tramping

Group processes- Adventure games

Mountain Biking / Risk Management

Along with these topics the course has 3 camps which student go on. They are Whangamata Surf Kayak Camp, Kaimai Tramping and Bushcraft Skills Camp and Mountain Bike Camp in the Redwoods. By completing the course students also develop:

Interpersonal Skills

Leadership Skills

Resilience

Problem Solving Skills

Team Work




Course Overview

Term 1
Kayaking Skills in the pool including Eskimo Roll
Kayak Camp Whangamata
Bushcraft Skills and Theory

Term 2
Bush Craft Camp- Kaimai Ranges
Adventure Based Learning
Social Responsibility

Term 3
Group Processes and Adventure-Games
Risk Management
Mountain Biking Skills
Mountain Biking Camp- Rotorua

Term 4
Course and Assessment Completion

Pathway

Outdoor Education - Level 3

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$565.00
Camps
This course has a large practical component.
Costs not included:
• Food for camps


Prerequisites

Open


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Course endorsement provides recognition for a student who has performed exceptionally well in an individual course.
Students will gain an endorsement for a course if, in a single school year, they achieve:
14 or more credits at Merit or Excellence, and
at least 3 of these credits from externally assessed standards and 3 credits from internally assessed standards.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91330 v3 Physical Education 2.4 - Perform a physical activity in an applied setting
2
I
4
A.S. 91333 v2 Physical Education 2.7 - Analyse the application of risk management strategies to a challenging outdoor activity
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91334 v2 Physical Education 2.8 - Consistently demonstrate social responsibility through applying a social responsibility model in physical activity
2
I
3
A.S. 91335 v2 Physical Education 2.9 - Examine the implementation and outcome(s) of a physical activity event or opportunity
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91336 v2 Physical Education 2.10 - Analyse group processes in physical activity
2
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Pathway Tags

Outdoor Leader, Work in the Adventure Tourism Sector, Ski / Snow Board instructor, Mountain Bike guide, Outdoor Education Centre work, Outdoor Education teacher, Dive instructor, Navy Diver, Outward Bound instructor, Outdoor Recreation Sector.


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Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Tauranga Boys’ College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.