Gordon Begg, chair of Bushwalking Leadership SA

Gordon has a breadth of experience: an assessor and instructor in Mountain Leadership, as well as kayaking, sailing and climbing, and with a previous role as curriculum writer, chief assessor, moderator and chair of the Subject Advisory Committee for Outdoor Education at SACE.

Key experience and qualifications:

  • Advanced Bushwalking Leader, Advisor and Assessor for Bushwalking Leadership SA
  • Former Curriculum writer, Chief Assessor, Moderator and Chair of the Subject Advisory Committee for Outdoor Education at SACE.
  • Course convener and conference presenter at various leadership training and assessment courses.
  • Consultant and/or Chair of various peak outdoor leadership training and assessment panels. Assessor and instructor in Mountain Leadership, White-water and Sea Kayaking, Dinghy Sailing, Lead Climbing and Ski Touring.
  • Chair of Bushwalking Leadership SA and former Chair of Canoe Education in SA.
  • Founding Board member of Outdoors SA.
  • William McDonald Fellowship Awardee 2010. Professional Outdoor Education curriculum development activities in Canada and Switzerland over a 3 month period.
    Involvement in ACARA Health and Physical Education National Curriculum Focus groups.
  • Certificate IV Workplace Training and Assessment
  • Level 3 Sea Kayak Instructor, Level 2 White-water Instructor and AC Assessor
  • Lead Climbing Instructor and SAREA Assessor
  • Sailing Instructor
  • Wilderness First Aid
  • Bus license and powerboat handling certificate
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