Join Our New Webinar Series / the International Outdoor Education Research Conference

We are most excited to invite you all to take take part in the new webinar series initiated by the International Outdoor Education Research Conference (IOERC). This series of webinars from across the globe create space for connection, conversation, discussion, inspiration, and sharing research within the field of outdoor education. Join us in these mutually enriching conversations!

An exciting IOERC Webinar Series begins on April 12 at 7pm AEST in Australia! Registration is now open for the first session.

The second webinar, scheduled on June 15th, is hosted by Kirsti Pedersen Gurholt, Simon Beames and Imre van Kraalingen from the department of Teacher Education and Outdoor Studies at NIH. Registration opens later. 

The key details are:

  • There will be four webinars in 2021, starting on April 12th. These are followed by three webinars in 2022.
  • Please register to attend (see link below).
  • Recordings of sessions will be posted afterwards for those not able to attend.

For registration and more information, please visit the International Outdoor Education Research Conference website. 

Webinar 1: Threshold concepts for graduates of university outdoor education programs

The first webinar will take place on April 12, 2021, 7.00pm - 8.30pm, Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) (UTC +10 hours). 

In this session, researchers Glyn Thomas, Scott Polley, Marcus Morse, Brendon Munge (and others) will share how they have been working together to develop a set of threshold concepts that can guide the curriculum and assessment in Australian universities.

Webinar 2: Social (in)equality and cultural diversity in the outdoors

June 15, 2021, 4.00 pm to 5.30 GMT.

In this webinar, the focus lies on a critical discussion of social (in)equality and cultural diversity in the outdoors as it connects with recent research on friluftsliv. This webinar is hosted by Kirsti Pedersen Gurholt, Simon Beames and Imre van Kraalingen from NIH. 

Webinar 3: History and overview of “Outdoor Education” in the context of some Asian countries

October 16, 2021, 11.00am - 12.30pm, Japanese Standard Time (UTC +9 hours).

Webinar 4: Danish Children and Adolescents in the Outdoors

November 4, 2021, 4.00pm – 5.30pm, GMT.