We are pleased to welcome nominations for this year's Environmental Education Awards for NSW. We have an exciting new award for Business of the Year through our Sustainability Connect network. Nominations for all awards are due by 10 October and award recipients will be celebrated on 18th November. See more details and nominate someone here!Read more
This survey is for front-line teachers to complete. Please take a few minutes to support sustainability education in Australia. Your experiences and wealth of knowledge are important and will help inform the future of environmental education. We wish to undertake a health check and ask educators how well sustainability is taught...Read more
In October 2019 the Australian Association for Environmental Education, NSW Chapter (AAEE NSW) declared a climate emergency.
In response to the climate emergency all of AAEE NSW business, activities and decision-making will now address the climate emergency.
Support and collaborate with environmental educators and climate advocates to communicate a hopeful and inspiring vision of the regenerative future...Read more
We are looking for an enthusiastic person with experience in communications and sustainability education and the ability to work independently under the guidance of a voluntary Executive Committee. The AAEE NSW Project Officer will be required to oversee communications, support operations and contribute to a range of other association activities. For full details view the EOI, which includes contacts for further information. Responses are due 11.59pm on Friday 25 June.Read more
We were thrilled to celebrate our 2020 NSW Environmental Education Awards during an online event on 5 November. AAEE NSW Patron, Costa Georgiadis and The Hon. Matt Kean MP, Minister for Energy and Environment lent their support to the event and over 60 people joined in online to hear the winners announced.
Watch a special video message from Costa here
Watch the Minister's announcement of the...Read more
Would you like to have positive conversations about the climate crisis that encourage and inspire others to be part of the solutions?
Do you want to feel more positive about our future in the face of climate uncertainty?
Would you like to feel more confident talking about the climate crisis with your colleagues, friends or family?
Do you care about the climate crisis and our future and want to do more?
If you answered yes to any...Read more
AAEE NSW is excited to announce that Tanya Leishman, specialist teacher at Seaforth Public School, is our 2020 Gould League Scholarship winner.
Since starting at Seaforth Public School at the end of 2018, Tanya has redesigned the school Kitchen Garden program from just food garden learning, to an embedded, holistic sustainability program focusing on food production, Indigenous perspectives, waste and biodiversity providing authentic sustainability learning experiences through a series...Read more
Environmental education has an important history and legacy in NSW. Thankfully, there are dedicated educators who take the time to document and share that history for us all to reflect on and learn from.
Lifetime AAEE member and influential figure in environmental education in Australia, David Tribe, has written a new book A History of Environmental Education in New South Wales Schools (1960s-1990s) to do just this. In this easy-to-read e-book he documents the history of the...Read more
One of our long time AAEE members and supporters, Phil Smith, who is also Founder and CEO of Speaking 4 the Planet, has been nominated for the prestigious Earth Prize International 2020 for his role in developing an environmental education program that creates opportunities for young people to speak about their environmental concerns and about their...Read more
Attention all independent contractors!
AAEE NSW wishes to establish a Contractor Talent Pool that can be contacted at AAEE NSW’s discretion as project needs arise over the next 12 months (to October 2021), with possible extension for an additional 6 months to March 2022.
Motivated and experienced independent contractors with skills relevant to one or more of the following work areas are encouraged to respond:
- Development of resources (e.g. program ...Read more
AAEE NSW is inviting feedback from all our members in local government, and non-members who work in local government sustainability education, to understand what your environmental education needs are, and how we can better meet those needs as your professional organisation.
Costa Georgiadis, our AAEE NSW Patron, has kindly offered to be our lucky draw prize! One lucky winner will receive a...Read more