As an emerging educator and activist, I was highly fortunate to have received the Gould League Scholarship to attend the Australian Association of Environmental Education (AAEE) Active Nature Conference 2019. We gathered on Dharawal land at Kirrawee High School, Sydney for the 34th annual event facilitated by the AAEE NSW and Sutherland Shire Environment Council. The conference’s tone throughout was one of richness and authenticity. We explored the role that educators and...Read more
AAEE NSW's recent conference, ActiveNature, struck a timely and urgent chord – with global climate strikes by students and protest actions across the world there is a growing understanding that education and active citizenship will be vital tools to address the climate crisis we face.
Over three days, almost 200 educators from a broad range of sectors and locations came together in beautiful Kirrawee to take a deep dive into the topics of learning, citizenship and activism for...Read more
At our recent Conference Gala Dinner, announced by Logie-award winner and AAEE NSW Patron Costa Georgiadis, three amazing NSW educators were recognised as the recipients of the 2019 NSW Environmental Educator of the Year Awards.
These awards recognise individuals in NSW who show outstanding abilities to raise the level of environmental awareness in the community and who provide leadership, innovation and inspiration to others thus contributing to quality environmental education....Read more
Return and Earn was proud to support the 34th NSW Environmental Education Conference held in Kirrawee, Sydney from 3-5 October 2019.
The ‘ActiveNature’ conference saw almost 200 delegates gathered to promote citizenship, advocacy and learning pathways for environmental education for future generations.
The Return and Earn presentation examined how the scheme is providing a platform to champion environmental changes, and its uptake by schools across NSW.
We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Grahame Collier Regional Mentoring Scholarship. With thanks to the generosity of donors, we were able to recognise and support two deserving applicants to attend the recent 2019 NSW Environmental Education Conference, ActiveNature in this inaugural year of the scholarship.
Sarah Piat is an enthusiastic outdoor educator at "The Grange" - Barker College's Environmental Outdoor Education Campus in Mt Victoria...Read more
AAEE NSW is seeking a highly motivated and experienced independent contractor to coordinate delivery of Take Me Outside NSW, starting as soon practical upon contractor selection, until March 31st 2020, with the possibility of extension. It is expected that in the vicinity of 16 hours per fortnight will be required to effectively deliver this contract.
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