Her current role as the Nature Play Development Manager, enables Amanda to combine her wealth of educational, research, advocacy experiences and outdoor pursuits, for the benefit of nature play in NSW
Dr Amanda Lloyd is an educator with extensive experience teaching and adventuring outdoors. Within the education sector she has been a teacher, completed leadership roles, coordained outdoor programs and facilitated education networks. Amanda is an avid bushwalker, bike rider and regularly explores the beach, both on land and in the water. She actively advocates for all to engage in outdoor activities for education, recreation and wellness.
Amanda’s PhD focused on the advantages of outdoor learning for Primary School students. She is a well-regarded spokesperson, an international presenter and written for a wide variety of publications on the advantages of outdoor learning. Amanda was the inaugural Executive Officer of Outdoors NSWACT, where her advocacy work promoting the outdoors focused on liaising with government agencies, cross sector communications and national collaborations.
Learn more about nature play programs at Centennial Parklands here.