Two great recognition programs now open

We are excited to announce our two great recognition programs are now open for applications! Applications for both programs close Friday 26 July. Don't miss this chance to get some recognition and support for the great work you, or someone you know, are doing.

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,...Read more

Free Helpdesk Support Service Now Available!

Even the best educators need to phone a friend sometimes. Here at AAEE NSW, we know it can be hard to know where to go to get advice, support or a sounding board for your ideas or project roadblocks.

That's why we've set up our free, helpdesk support service

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We're achieving big things in 2019

Each quarter we reflect on our programs and activities to make sure we're on track to meet our strategic priorities.

January to March 2019 have been busy and exciting months with the delivery of 13 free sustainability education workshops around the state, planning for our 2019 conference, preparing to launch two exciting new programs and much more!

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Contact Your Candidates this State Election

With the NSW State Election coming in late March, AAEE NSW is encouraging all voters to be informed about the sustainability and environmental education policies of the candidates running in your electorate.

Whether you encounter a candidate at a meet and greet, or email them specifically to seek their views, it’s important to give some thought to your questions for them.  Feel free to use some of the ones we have suggested below, or hone in on something that is bubbling away in your...Read more

Call for contributions to Conversations

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

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Deakin University research on the future of Sustainable Schools NSW

Our research project to provide guidance on the next stage of Sustainable Schools NSW is now complete and the team from Deakin University have come up with some excellent recommendations.

A brief overview of the recommendations from the Deakin report are below:

  • Consider moving to a user pay model with varying levels of engagement maintaining the current free newsletter and website support.
  • Create a marketing strategy to
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Students ask "Take Me Outside" in NSW in 2019!

Take Me Outside is a program in Canada encouraging teachers to take kids outdoors for learning and activities to connect with nature and spend time outside.  AAEE NSW is proud to be bringing Take Me Outside to NSW in 2019, thanks to a NSW Environmental Trust Grant. Take Me Outside NSW will offer a 'one-stop-shop' for teachers and community to link with programs and activities in NSW which supports the Take Me Outside philosophy.
AAEE NSW has developed a set of...Read more

Waste 2019 Call for Abstracts

AAEE is proud to be once again be supporting Waste 2019 - the industry's leading waste management conference.

Showcase your achievements

Waste 2019 is now calling for abstracts to showcase your achievements.

They are seeking your input into the development of the 2019 conference program by inviting you to submit an abstract for consideration by the conference committee.

The program will focus on practical outcomes and include a combination of keynote addresses,...Read more

2018 Environmental Educator of the Year Awards announced!

We are proud each year to present awards to recognise the fantastic work of environmental educators around the state. The NSW Environmental Educator of the Year 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. Congratulations to our 2018 Environmental Educator of the Year Award winners!

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Make a movie for the planet!

The 2019 Conference Committee invites you to submit a video about the key themes of the upcoming 34th NSW Environmental Education Conference:

  • pathways to learning, citizenship and activism for sustainability
  • active IN/FOR/BY nature.

You don’t need any fancy equipment. Your phone will do the trick!

The videos will be used for promoting the conference. They will...Read more

Contract Position Available - AAEE NSW Project Officer

Position Description: Project Officer

Contract value: $50 per hour; 11 hours/week; 46 weeks per year ($25,300)

Time frame:  12 months from start date and renewable

Location: Anywhere in NSW, from home office

AAEE NSW is a not for profit member based organisation and is the NSW Chapter of the peak body for environmental educators AAEE. AAEE NSW supports education and...Read more