Turku, Finland

Community Educators as Adventure Education Experts

online course
when 1 June 2021 - 20 July 2021
language English
duration 7 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 75

On this course, students will familiarize themselves with the basic ideas, concepts, frame of reference, and principles of Adventure Education. In adventure education, the focus is on experiential, activity- and adventure-based methods and processes, which are targeted to support and promote the growth, development, learning, wellbeing, and agency of individuals, groups, and communities. Adventure education can be implemented by an educator, instructor, teacher, or therapist, and can be applied in early education, youth work, schools and colleges, and rehabilitation.

On the course, students will acquire knowledge about Adventure Education as a pedagogical approach. The course is part of the degree programme curriculum in Adventure and Outdoor Education, Community Educator (Bachelor of Humanities), at Humak University of Applied Sciences. However, this particular course is open for everyone interested in Adventure Education, and it sheds light on Adventure Education both in the context of Community Educator Studies and in general. The course is well suited especially for students in the fields of Education, Social Sciences, and Humanities.

Course leader

Humak University of Applied Sciences

Target group

Course is open for everyone interested in Adventure Education, and it sheds light on Adventure Education both in the context of Community Educator Studies and in general. The course is well suited especially for students in the fields of Education, Social Sciences, and Humanities.

Course aim

After the completion of the course, students:

-are familiar with the foundation and competency basis of adventure education
-recognise the potential and applicability of adventure education
-are familiar with the professional field of adventure education

Fee info

EUR 75: The course fee includes:

-Registering to the course and customer service
-Teaching, study facilities in Turku
-Awesome Social Programme