AAEE NSW is excited to announce that Juliet Talarico (pictured), community educator at Rahamim Ecology Centre, has been awarded the 2019 Gould League Scholarship. Juliet is a skilled environmental educator who is establishing a permaculture course and garden for refugees and asylum seekers in transition housing. She has also dedicated herself to empowering women, children and young people to connect with issues of environmental justice.
To continue the legacy of Grahame Collier's work mentoring environmental educators in regional NSW, AAEE NSW have established the Grahame Collier Regional Mentor Scholarship.
This scholarship supports an environmental educator from regional NSW who mentors others to attend the NSW Environmental Education Conference held every two years.
The inaugural scholarship will be...Read more
ActiveNature: Learning, Citizenship and Activism for Sustainability, 2-5 October, Kirrawee
For decades the Australian Association for Environmental Education NSW Chapter has worked collaboratively with a range of stakeholders to promote education for sustainability in NSW. We are excited to announce a new partnership has been formed between AAEE NSW and Return and Earn to support schools and community groups in their sustainability journey.
Return and Earn is the largest litter reduction
Take Me Outside NSW launched in June and in just two months we've had a great response from the NSW community with over 20 projects registered from Sydney and around the state in Mid and North Coasts, Tenterfield, Hunter Region, and the South Coast!
Registered projects include:
- six schools planting to increase biodiversity in their native gardens or bushland within their school grounds.
- six schools creating vegetable and flower gardens to increase biodiversity at ...Read more
It was with heavy hearts that we learnt that Grahame Collier passed away over the weekend.
Many of you will have been educated by, or educated alongside, Grahame over the years and will know the depth of his passion for people, place and our planet. He was always quick with a smile and a laugh, could be counted on for a word of encouragement or insight, and poured himself tirelessly into his work to educate and engage all he met.
Here at AAEE...Read more
Sustainable Schools NSW, a program of AAEE NSW, recently hosted a free webinar to help teachers and parents learn the tips and tricks for applying for an Eco Schools grant from the NSW Environmental Trust.
Do you have a story to share in our upcoming Conversations e-Magazine?
Our next edition is out in August and we are looking for contributions!
The theme for our August 2019 edition is X factor
Don’t miss your opportunity to present at ActiveNature - the 34th NSW Environmental Education Conference!
Call for abstract submissions for presentations, short talks, workshops and posters closes at 5pm Friday 21 June 2019.