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.

Main Editors
  • John Quay,
  • Tonia Gray,
  • Glyn Thomas
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Hybrid. Open Choice – What is this?
Submission to first decision: 48 days
Acceptance to publication: 32 days
Downloads: 14,392 (2018)


Journal updates

  • Free Issue

    Issue 2 of volume 22 has been made free to download. The articles are free until October 29, 2019.

  • 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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