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EOTC Management


The material in this section contains a range of resources, information and initiatives supporting good practice EOTC management. 

For EOTC Management PLD look under the main Professional Development tab. 

To register with the National EOTC Coordinator Database, click on this logo.  EOTCRGB1 





Adventure Activity Regulations and Schools 

Many schools incorporate activities in their programmes that fall under these regulations.  Make sure you know what the implications are for your EOTC management planning (Applicable to outdoor education and other 'outdoor' activities).

Audit Tools

A valuable freely available resource to guide and support a school's review process. 


Find answers to questions commonly asked.

EOTC SMP Template & Tool Kit Forms

Tools supporting current good practice, designed for schools to use as part of the EOTC management process.

Good Practice Guidelines 

A range of guidelines and templates for organised outdoor activities including ABL, Archery, flatwater floating, Inland waterway swimming, Low ropes and confidence courses, Overnight camping, Target shooting, and Sliding activities.

Ministry of Education Resources

Links to key material from www.education.govt.nz and Te Kite Ipurnagi (TKI).

Other Government & Outdoor Sector Resources 

Agencies such as Oranga Tamariki, the NZ Police, Department of Conservation, the NZ Mountain Safety Council, Support Adventure and more. 

Online Learning Modules

A set of accessible modules that step the participant through key components of EOTC management.

Streamlining School Processes

Options that can help make your processes easier to manage including forms as Google Docs and buy-in platforms. 

Subsidies for teachers completing EOTC Qualifications

These are available for practicing teachers.

Working with External Providers

Planning information and other considerations for schools working with external agencies:

  • External Provider Agreement Form 6. (from the EOTC Guidelines Tool Kit)
  • Partnerships with outside providers to enhance programmes of learning and meet learners’ needs: Questions and checklists