Kurt Hahn Consortium for Values and Experiential Learning

The Consortium is located at The Pennsylvania State University and it is hosted in the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management, Shaver’s Creek and the Rock Ethics Institute.

The Consortium is a central hub to connect research, practice and policy with a focus on all aspects of Hahn’s legacy organizations. We are a collection of leaders from around the world with a unique expertise in working, researching and thinking about Hahn legacy organizations, Hahn's philosophy. We aspire to enhance the quality of work happening with individuals and groups, positively influence policy at all levels and collaborate to maximise the value of research. See our Current Projects and Collaborations.

About Us

Our mission is to facilitate the sharing of good practice informing educational policy and connecting research and practice including for undergraduate and graduate studies and professional development.

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Who is Kurt Hahn

Kurt Hahn was the German-born founder of Outward Bound, a world leader in providing life-changing outdoor experiences for youth and adults.

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Experiential Learning

Experiential learning, or the process of learning through experience, underlies Kurt Hahn's philosophy and remains a basic foundational philosophy of the Hahnian legacy organizations.

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The Consortium is made of of members from around the world. If you're interested in getting involved, let us know.

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