The Socioecological Educator

A 21st Century Renewal of Physical, Health,Environment and Outdoor Education

  • Brian Wattchow
  • Ruth Jeanes
  • Laura Alfrey
  • Trent Brown
  • Amy Cutter-Mackenzie
  • Justen O'Connor

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Part I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Brian Wattchow, Ruth Jeanes, Laura Alfrey, Trent Brown, Amy Cutter-Mackenzie, Justen O’Connor
      Pages 3-21
    3. Trent Brown, Ruth Jeanes, Amy Cutter-Mackenzie
      Pages 23-45
    4. Justen O’Connor, Ruth Jeanes, Laura Alfrey, Brian Wattchow
      Pages 47-68
  3. Part II

  4. Part III

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 203-203
    2. Brian Wattchow, Trent Brown, Ruth Jeanes, Justen O’Connor, Amy Cutter-Mackenzie, Laura Alfrey
      Pages 205-227
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 229-231

About this book


This volume offers an alternative vision for education and has been written for those who are passionate about teaching and learning, in schools, universities and in the community, and providing  people with the values, knowledge and skills needed to face complex social and environmental challenges. Working across boundaries the socio-ecological educator is a visionary who strives to build community connections and strengthen relationships with the natural world. The ideas and real-world case studies presented in this book will bring that vision a step closer to reality.​


Educational renewal Environmental studies Interdisciplinary education Movement and physical activity Socio-ecological educator

Editors and affiliations

  • Brian Wattchow
    • 1
  • Ruth Jeanes
    • 2
  • Laura Alfrey
    • 3
  • Trent Brown
    • 4
  • Amy Cutter-Mackenzie
    • 5
  • Justen O'Connor
    • 6
  1. 1.Faculty of EducationMonash UniversityFrankstonAustralia
  2. 2.Monash UniversityFrankstonAustralia
  3. 3.Monash UniversityFrankstonAustralia
  4. 4.Monash UniversityFrankstonAustralia
  5. 5.Southern Cross UniversityGold Coast, QLDAustralia
  6. 6.Monash UniversityFrankstonAustralia

Bibliographic information