Workshop 3 Planning for OE 2011 - 15th June 2011

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					           Planning, Implementing
               &/or Evaluating

                               Physical activity
                               Experiences




Specification: Planning, implementing and/or evaluation of physical activity
programmes/experiences drawing upon knowledge underpinning achievement
standards 90739 and 90740. (3.1 & 3.2)
• Goal setting
• Planning
• Implementing
• Evaluation

What is the process & purpose of
each?
Outdoor Experience Content
•   Purposes of OE – needs – of individual and group
•   Wellbeing and OE experiences
•   Benefits of OE experiences
•   Problems/concerns associated with OE experiences
    within schools
•   Nature of Risk
•   Safety vs Risk vs Challenge
•   Planning for OE
•   Safety Management Systems - “Safety and EOTC- A
    good practice guide for NZ Schools” #1
•   Risk Management Planning Tools- SAPs / RAMS /
    Rainbow System (WaterSafe Guidelines for Schools #2)
•   Crisis Management
•   Reviewing OE experiences
•   Own experiential knowledge
Purpose
• What was your school’s outdoor
  experience?

• What was the purpose of your
  school’s outdoor experience?

Think-pair-share
How many did we get?
•   Competition
•   Adrenaline/thrill
•   Stress release
•   Team work/bonding
•   Learning skills
•   Personal development
    – Leadership
    – Out of comfort zone
    – Challenge any dimension of wellbeing
• Testing your limits
• Decision making/Problem solving
    What planning knowledge is needed
Logistical factors
•   Timeline
•   Plan where to go and what we are doing
•   Permission/consent
•   Location/facilities
•   Transport/navigation
•   Safety and risk management
•   Nutrition
•   Knowledge of participants
•   Gear/resources/skills required
•   Budget
•   Weather conditions
•   Back up plans – alternative activities
•   Communication with others involved
•   Environmental impact
Planning to manage risk
Risk Management Planning process
1. Assess the risk (What could go wrong?)
2. Causal Factors (Hazards)
     People
     Equipment
     Environment
3. Strategies to Prevent Things Going Wrong
4. Emergency Procedures
Risk Management Strategies

1.   Eliminate risk if possible
2.   Isolate risk if you can’t eliminate it
3.   Minimise risk if you can’t isolate it
4.   Cancel activity if you can’t minimise
     the risk

(Ministry of Education, 2002. pg 69)
Rainbow System of Supervision Resources www.watersafe.org.nz
Implementation
“Doing it”
e.g.
• Leadership-outside instructors
• Decision-making
• Communication
• Risk Management
• Possible Routes
• Back up Plans
• Emergency Procedures
   Wellbeing and OE experiences
How will the experience relate to the           How will the experience relate to the
PHYSICAL dimension of your wellbeing            MENTAL/EMOTIONAL dimension of
Fitness levels                                 your wellbeing
Challenge yourself physically                  Positive, encourage team members
Listening to body and responding accordingly   Navigation
Keeping yourself safe and injury free          Group members fears/weaknesses
Nutrition                                      Individual fears/weaknesses
Training leading up to the trip                Mental challenges
Previous experience with activities            Emotions expected
Rest before trip
Sleeping in tent
How will the experience relate to               How will the experience relate to the
SPIRITUAL dimension of your wellbeing           SOCIAL dimension of your wellbeing
Appreciation of the outdoor environment        Group members
Goal setting                                   Teachers
Sense of Achievement                           Instructors
Personal Reflection                            Other forest users
Personal Growth through challenges             Group guidelines
Feelings of satisfaction                       Dependence on group members
                                                How well you know group beforehand
                                                Leadership
                                                Communication
  Brainstorm
Outdoor activities
Outdoor providers
Current news items
Outdoor Experience
Court Room Battle
Scenario
Recent incident in Piha (March 2011)
http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/piha-incident-angers-lifeguards-4092100

http://www.3news.co.nz/Surfing-instructor-stood-down-over-Piha-rip-
incident/tabid/309/articleID/204715/Default.aspx

http://www.3news.co.nz/High-school-to-review-surfing-programme-following-
rescue/tabid/309/articleID/204774/Default.aspx


 Focus statement

Critically evaluate whether the level of risk was
acceptable in this outdoor activity scenario.
    Essay                             Descriptors                     Debate
Introduction • Key words                  • Background – own        All
              Relevant content             experiences this year
              Hard facts
P luses            • Positive view point • Own experience           Plus group
                    What do you          Other Points View
                     agree with?          Strengths
M inuses           • Negative view        •   Who benefits?         Minus
                     point                   Errors of logic       group
                    What do you             Other Points View
                     disagree with?          Own experience
                    Weaknesses
I ssues/           • Examine bias         • Challenge assumptions   All
     interesting    Challenge validity
S uggestions • Initiatives                • Alternatives            All
              New ideas
Conclusion         • Reflect               Main points             All
  Introduction
• Key words / definitions
 Relevant content
 Hard facts
 Background – own experiences this
  year

Remember the focus statement:
  Critically evaluate whether the level of risk was
  acceptable in this outdoor activity scenario.
Acceptable Risk

• The concept of Acceptable Risk
  is essentially a measure of the
  risk of harm, injury from a
  process that will be tolerated
  by a person or group.

Reference: Oxford University
http://msds.chem.ox.ac.uk/glossary/acceptable_risk.html
Operational Zones Model
Relevant OE Content
•   Purposes of OE – needs – of individual and group
•   Wellbeing and OE experiences
•   Benefits of OE experiences
•   Problems/concerns associated with OE experiences
    within schools
•   Nature of Risk
•   Safety vs Risk vs Challenge
•   Planning for OE
•   Safety Management Systems - “Safety and EOTC- A
    good practice guide for NZ Schools”
•   Risk Management Planning Tools - SAPs / RAMS /
    Rainbow System (WaterSafe Guidelines for Schools)
•   Crisis Management
•   Reviewing OE experiences
•   Own experiential knowledge
Mini debate
 Divide into 2 groups:
 the plus group;
 the minus group.

- 3 min brainstorm (Planning sheet 1)
- 8 min prepare & write paragraph
  (Planning sheet 2 & 3)
- Feedback to the whole group
     (read paragraph)
   What are the issues?
Identify bias / assumptions / limitations

 Look critically at different points of view
 (Key points/judgements made by Pluses & Minuses)


 - Who do you believe?
 - How do you know they are a reliable,
   knowledgeable, credible source?
 - Are they biased?
   What are the issues?
Identify bias / assumptions / limitations

 Look critically at different points of view

 - Can you challenge any judgements?
 - It is always true?
 - What’s worth discussing?
       ----Brainstorm ideas in your group
                Then share-------
 Group discussion
With your issue
 (bias/assumption/limitation)

• Examine
• Challenge
Jot down key points

Feedback to the whole group
Suggestions
Based on your discussion:
  What are the factors that determine
  whether the level of risk was acceptable?

Suggest ways to deal with the issues:
• Initiatives
• New Ideas
• Alternatives
• Ways forward
  Conclusion
• Continuum
 – Take a position
 – Justify your position
Reference
#1   “Safety and EOTC- A good
     practice guide for NZ Schools”
www.tki.org.nz/r/eotc/resources/
safety_e.php
Related organisations
• Mountain Safety Council
  http://www.mountainsafety.org.nz/
  Resources, Public Courses

• NZ Outdoor Instructors Association
  http://www.nzoia.org.nz/
  Resources, Instructor Training Courses
Further reading
• Outdoor Education
 Health & Physical Education NZ Curriculum, p46-47


• Curriculum links on camp
 - School camps are the perfect vehicle for the key
 competencies, Thorndon School teachers found earlier
 this year.


• Striding towards success
 - EOTC has helped a low-decile secondary school keep
 more students on the path to success
 Education Gazette 30 June 2008, p7-9
 Further reading
Outdoor recreation strategy 2009-2015
sparc http://www.sparc.org.nz/ sparc-has-
released-i ts-outdoor-recreation-strategy

2008 International Outdoor Recreation and
Education Conference papers -
www.eonz.org
Possible content focuses &
contexts
• Outdoor Pursuit Centre
• Laura Dekker – 13yr old girl sailor
• Avalanche- Methven and Coronet
• River boarding- Mad dog river
  adventure s, Queenstown
• Bridge swing –Manawatu Gorge
Possible content focuses & contexts

Risk & Crisis Management
 - Extreme surf skier

Surf skier Paul Wilford loves wild
  weather 12 Aug 2008
   .. he insists that despite a number
  of paddlers getting into trouble
  recently, the sport is safe, and
  paddlers know what they are doing.

http://www.3news.co.nz/TVShows/CampbellLive/Vide
   oArchive 12th August 2008
Make sure to access the wiki site for the
power points and more links
http://peandhealth.wikispaces.com/Scholarship
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