The Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education (JOEE) is an international journal of the outdoor profession produced by Outdoor Education Australia and strongly supported by the Outdoor Council of Australia. It continues the Australian Journal of Outdoor Education (AJOE).

The journal provides an academic forum in which empirical and non-empirical research concerning outdoor and environmental education can be shared and discussed. The primary aim of the journal is to positively influence the development of outdoor and environmental education practice and theory both in Australia and across the world.

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Main Editors
  • John Quay,
  • Tonia Gray,
  • Glyn Thomas
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

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64 days
Submission to first decision
258 days
Submission to acceptance
22,223 (2019)
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This journal has 4 open access articles

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  • COVID-19 and impact on peer review

    As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

  • Outdoor Education in Australia

    Outdoor Education Australia builds on the work of its predecessor, the Australian Outdoor Education Council. Today OEA, through its state and territory member associations, represent thousands of practising outdoor educators, teachers and organisations across Australia.

  • English Language Editing

    For editors and reviewers to accurately assess the work presented in your manuscript you need to ensure the English language is of sufficient quality to be understood.

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Electronic ISSN
2522-879X
Print ISSN
2206-3110
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