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2020 NSW Environmental Education Award Winners Announced!

Seaforth Public School win TMO award

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

Brand New, Free Climate Communication Guide!

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

Gould League scholarship winner embraces forest therapy

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

New book details history of EE in NSW schools

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

Request for EOI's: AAEE NSW Contractor Talent Pool

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

Local Government Support: Have Your Say

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.

Complete the short survey here

Costa Georgiadis, our AAEE NSW Patron, has kindly offered to be our lucky draw prize! One lucky winner will receive a...Read more

2020 Environmental Education Awards

Nominations for the 2020 NSW Environmental Education Awards are now open

Want to bring some positivity to 2020?

What better way than by nominating yourself, a program or someone else for our NSW Environmental Education Awards! It's free to nominate and we've made the application process really quick and easy.

Nominate for one of our Educator Excellence awards (winners will be announced in the tertiary, early learning, community, government and school sectors) or for...Read more

Gould League Scholarship Applications Open

Applications for the 2020 Gould League Scholarship are now open

In 2020 it was intended that this scholarship would provide an AAEE member who is a teacher, tertiary student or environmental educator with financial assistance (up to $1000) to attend the AAEE National Conference in WA. Due to the impact of COVID-19 however, the AAEE 2020 National Conference has been postponed.

Therefore, in 2020, the AAEE NSW Gould League Scholarship can be used for any equivalent professional...Read more

Update on the "Who Cares" social research series

Every 3 years since 1994, the former Office of Environment and Heritage has conducted a survey of the NSW community and discussion groups to track trends in the public’s environmental views, priorities, knowledge and actions. Full reports and data tables and other supporting documents for the six surveys undertaken between 2000 and 2015 are available for download...Read more

Waste 2020 Conference Webinars

Due to the impacts of COVID-19 the Waste 2020 Conference can no longer be delivered in person this year.

The conference team have been worked closely with the Waste Management & Resource Recovery Association (WMRR) though and are now excited to deliver a weekly webinar series to keep you informed and up-to-date in a virtual environment. 

A selection of the content from the conference will be streamed live using 'Zoom', and each week will focus on a different

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