RFQ - Take Me Outside NSW Project Coordination

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.

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Gould League legacy lives on in 2019 scholarship winner

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.

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Announcing the Grahame Collier Regional Mentor Scholarship

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.

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Return and Earn & AAEE NSW team up to tackle waste together

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

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Take Me Outside NSW movement grows!

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
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A tribute to Grahame Collier

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.

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Call for contributions to Conversations e-Mag

Do you have a story to share in our upcoming Conversations e-Magazine?

Conversations is our bi-annual e-Magazine exclusively for AAEE members. It includes articles, resources, stories and reviews to promote the great work of NSW educators, and inspire, entertain, and inform readers.

Our next edition is out in August and we are looking for contributions!

The theme for our August 2019 edition is X factor


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Call for Conference Abstracts closes 21 June

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.

Brought to you by the Australian Association for Environmental Education NSW Chapter and the Sutherland Shire Environment Centre, the 34th NSW Environmental Education Conference ...Read more

Take Me Outside NSW Launches!

Take Me Outside NSW supports teachers, service providers and parents to get kids outdoors and engaged on a project throughout the school year that will help protect their place and our planet.

Take Me Outside NSW aims to support organisations who work with kids (like schools, early learning centres and community groups) to develop a long-term, outdoor environmental project that gets kids outside, supports our environment and builds...Read more