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Orienteering teaches independence through adventure. Head to our Teaching Resources page to find out how to start an orienteering program at your school.

Education Resources

Schools Events

Fri 2 November - 2018 Victorian Primary Schools Orienteering Championships - Eastern Zone

2018 Victorian Primary Schools Orienteering Championships - Eastern Zone

Date: Start Time:
Friday 2nd November 2018
Start Location: Status Event Form:
Cardinia Reservoir Park Entries Open
Available Downloads & Links

Fri 16 November - 2018 Victorian Primary Schools Orienteering Championships - Western Zone

2018 Victorian Primary Schools Orienteering Championships - Western Zone

Date: Start Time:
Friday 16th November 2018
Start Location: Status Event Form:
Hawkestowe Park (Plenty Gorge) Entries Open
Available Downloads & Links

Professional Development

Orienteering Victoria offers Three levels of Professional Development courses to teachers and education staff. Contact the OV office for availability and fee structure.

  • LEVEL 0 NCAS “Orientation to Orienteering” Accreditation
    This is a 90 – 120min theory and practical course that provides teachers with all the skills and knowledge to set up a comprehensive orienteering program including excursion planning and design.
  • LEVEL 1 NCAS ACCREDITATION ( Sports Specific)
    This comprehensive, practical sports specific accreditation is a one day course ( 8 hours) designed for PE and OE teachers ( with experience of teaching in the outdoors). This course provides teachers with the skills to extend school orienteering programs into the bush and develop effective coaching skills and techniques.

Training is also offered through ACHPER and by request for tertiary level students. Contact the OV office for further advice.

 

Sporting Schools

The Sporting Schools program is a funded sport program provided by the Australian Sports Commission. Funding is available to primary schools in Victoria. Funding is provided directly to schools from the ASC. Schools nominate a sport usually on a term-to-term basis. Orienteering Victoria currently offers orienteering programs within Greater Melbourne and up to 50km from Ballarat.
A standard OV program might include:

  • Mapping of your school
  • Provision of Lessons
  • Professional development for staff
  • Purchasing a schools orienteering kit

All program’s are tailored to your school’s need in discussion with your staff.

More details can be found on the Sporting Schools website or on OV’s Magic Maps (sporting schools program) website.

Incursions and Excursions

Sessions are organised on a needs basis for both Primary and Secondary Schools on school grounds or within local parklands.
The sessions generally run for 2 – 2.5 hours.
The orienteering courses and maps are prepared by Orienteering Victoria
using large parkland areas (eg. Parks Victoria parks and council managed parkland).
Our staff then instruct and coordinate the session.

More advanced orienteering sessions in a bushland setting can be arranged for secondary students.

Schools News

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Schools News

2018 Victorian Schools Mountain Bike Orienteering Champs

Victorian Schools Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships – Kurrajong Plantation

Individual Results      Splits Results       Schools Results

2018 School Championships Results

Victorian Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships – The Balt Camp

Individual Results            Schools Results           WinSplits

2017 School Championships Results

Victorian Primary Schools Orienteering Championships – Western Zone
Brimbank Park

Individual Results               Individual Split Times               School Results

Victorian Primary Schools Orienteering Championships – Eastern Zone
Maroondah Reservoir Park

Individual Results               Individual Split Times               School Results

Cobaw District Schools Orienteering Championships
Hanging Rock

Individual Results

Victorian Schools Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships
Woodlands Reserve

Individual Results               School Results and Placings

Victorian Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships
Plenty Gorge West

Individual Results

 

If you would like a copy of results from earlier competitions please contact us

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