Taking it Outdoors with POET
About Our Work
Perry Outdoor Education Trust equips schools in low socio-economic communities to develop young people using outdoor education experiences.
what we do
POET Programme Coordinators work alongside school staff
In The Field
POET Programme Coordinators work alongside teachers
A defining principle in our programme is teacher facilitation
Our Latest Blog Posts
Ngā mihi nui ki a koe to our amazing School Coordinators. To honour their hard mahi as part of our POET whanau, we are including a blurb of each of our School Coordinators on our website. Check them out here. Our School Coordinators are dedicated educators with a...
During this time, where lockdowns and uncertainty around COVID-19 can have a negative impact on mental health, wellbeing is essential. For youth, getting outdoors, exercising, and engaging in fun, meaningful activities with their peers is more important than ever. The...
In today’s world, not only is the outdoors better for your mental health, but it’s safer too. According to a recent study, only one in every thousand cases of COVID-19 are transmitted outside. Fresh air allows the virus to disperse, rather than build up in an enclosed...