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Outdoor recreation guidelines

This section of the New Zealand Recreation Association website provides links to information about adventure activities regulations and registered adventure activity operators. 

Anaphylaxis Resources

The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) anaphylaxis working party guideline for prevention of food anaphylactic reactions in schools, pre-schools and childcare centres: Guidelines for prevention of food anaphylactic reactions in schools, preschools and childcare centres.

Adventure Experiences in the School Grounds. Outdoor Education: Yrs 4–6

The Curriculum in Action books suggest learning activities, possible learning outcomes, and assessment opportunities to help teachers translate the words of the curriculum into actions. Outdoor education provides an opportunity to enhance the well-being of individuals, groups, and communities by involving them in activities that foster enjoyment, adventure,and challenge.

Group Challenges in the Local Environment. Outdoor Education: Yrs 9–10

The Curriculum in Action books suggest learning activities, possible learning outcomes, and assessment opportunities to help teachers translate the words of the curriculum into actions. Outdoor education provides an opportunity to enhance the well-being of individuals, groups, and communities by involving them in activities that foster enjoyment, adventure,and challenge.

Curriculum in Action. In the Outdoors: Yrs 7–8

The Curriculum in Action books suggest learning activities, possible learning outcomes, and assessment opportunities to help teachers translate the words of the curriculum into actions. "In the Outdoors" has been developed to support the following key areas of learning: outdoor education, mental health, food and nutrition, and body care and physical safety. It suggests how teachers can provide opportunities for students in years 7 to 8 to learn in the outdoors. Outdoor education involves finding resources, exploring ideas, applying experience, gathering information, and thinking critically in order to solve problems. Special emphasis is given to the importance of environmental education and of safety at all times in the outdoors. An online version is also available at http://www.tki.org.nz/r/health/cia/outdoors/index_e.php

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