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Marine Debri & Coastal Management Teacher Professional Development Day 7th November 2014

Sustainability For Education professional development day 7th November 2014. A FREE registered MyPL event for educators and community members. Join universities, schools and students from around Australia to create learning experiences that help our water ways. Connect your students to global issues and solutions that give them a real audience for their ideas to be expressed. Guest speakers include: *Heidi Taylor: CEO Tangaroa Blue *Catherine Knight: Coastal and estuary officer- Byron Shire Council *North East Waste *Arakwal People of Byron... Read more

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Water lab


A NEW WATER LAB AT DORROUGHBY Dorroughby EEC and Rous Water have successfully received funding to develop a ‘Hands on Water Laboratory' focussed on inquiry based learning and directly related to the new science curriculum. The Lab is located at Dorroughby with research stations that provide authentic and experiential ways that students can learn about the water cycle and their role in it. The lab also aims to be a hub for professional development in science education and demonstrate quality teaching. The lab is open for term 4 and to assist... Read more

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PROFESSIONAL LEARNING AAEE 2014 National Conference: 2-4 November Registration for the 2014 Australian Association for Environmental Education Conference to be held in Hobart, Tasmania is now open! Guest Speakers: David W. Orr a well-known environmentalist and author and is active in many areas of environmental studies, including environmental education and environmental design. Paul Gilding author of The Great Disruption and as a keynote speaker on the theme of "Sustainability: Smart Strategies for the 21C." Early Bird Registration Closes... Read more


FUTURE LEADERS ENVIRONMENT AWARD 2014 The Future Leaders Environment Award recognises Year 12 students who have shown strong environmental leadership and initiative. Australian secondary schools are invited to nominate Year 12 students for the Award. Prize: In 2014, the award winners will receive a Fellowship to participate in an Earthwatch Expedition in Australia. Please send all nominations by 1 July 2014 – electronically: Future Leaders is a philanthropic initiative about leadership and our... Read more

Students look at what is caught in a Yabby trap


. OUR VOICE SUSTAINABILITY CONFERENCE 2014 Planning has already begun for the Student Sustainability Conference to be hosted again by Southern Cross University on the 31st October 2014.Keep this date locked in and have your students think about a concept they would like to present. Checkout the updated website at Last year Our Voice was held on the 1st November at Southern Cross University. The conference bought together more than 250 children and young people from the Northern Rivers to express their ideas... Read more