MSc Biology, Teaching Diploma (Sec), various outdoor instructor qualifications
Phone: +64 3 345 8279
Internal Phone: 44279
Chris has worked in outdoor education and leadership for 17 years for secondary schools, tertiary institutions, international outdoor leadership organisations and outdoor clubs. He holds qualifications in mountaineering, whitewater kayaking and rockclimbing. His PhD research focuses on teaching teachers about outdoor and environmental education.
Currently Chris works part time for School of Sport and Physical Education - College of Education and this varies depending on the term. Chris is a founder of Leave No Trace in New Zealand.
Chris and his wife have travelled and adventured around the world and are now enjoying the challenges of remaining active in the outdoors with a family.
TECS377 Outdoor and Environmental Education Years 11-13
TECS376 Outdoor and Environmental Education Years 7-10
TEPE 110 Rock climbing contexts and techniques
TEPE 112 Land Journeys and Ethics
TEPE 111 Paddle sport contexts and techniques
TEPE 210 Rock Climbing Leadership
- Course coordinator for Outdoor and Environmental Education courses
- Sustainability committee convenor for the college of education
Please see UC Research Profile for full list of publications.
- Environmental sustainability
- Outdoor education