EONZ is a national professional organisation supporting education outside the classroom (EOTC) and education outdoors.Our Mission is to increase participation in quality outdoor learning experiences, to advance education outdoors through effective advocacy, and to build the capability of educators and improve their practice. We believe all young people in Aotearoa New Zealand should have quality Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC) and outdoor learning experiences that are facilitated by competent and capable educators.We believe that quality learning through EOTC scaffolds core values of integrity, respect, inclusion, diversity, equity, care for self and others, and the importance of ecological sustainability in authentic and meaningful in ways.We are committed to advocating, promoting and supporting EOTC across educative settings, in all schools, across all areas and demographics.We are committed to fostering for quality EOTC that educates for a sustainable future.