Tag: Environmental Education

Calling all young storytellers!

The (re)Generation Project

The (re)Generation Project at Macquarie University is calling on 15-25 year olds for their stories about the people and places that keep them connected with nature. The ten best story ideas will be given editorial and production training including digital storytelling

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Environment club manual for high-school students

NSW Office of Environment & Heritage

This online resource from the NSW Office of Environment & Heritage provides valuable advice and support for high-school students who are starting or running an environment club.

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Learning and teaching academic standards (LTAS): environment and sustainability

Learning and Teaching Academic Standards Statement for Environment and Sustainability

New national standards for tertiary qualifications in Environment and Sustainability have now been released. The standards are endorsed by the Australian Council of Environmental Deans and Directors (ACEDD), and can be used to design and deliver innovative environment and sustainability

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Young Voices: looking at young people’s attitudes to climate change

Young Voices

Young Voices is the first study to ask young people themselves how to engage their peers more effectively, and to propose and test new climate change narratives specifically designed to engage 18-25 year olds.

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Enviro-Stories

The Enviro-Stories program is about bringing children’s stories to life. Through inspiring local literacy, the goal is to help connect students with their local environment (for example, a farm, bushland, school, beach, community, the list is endless) and then support

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The Change Agency Community Organising Fellowship

The Change Agency Community Organising Fellowship is an intensive 6 month program designed to give you the skills needed to help grow a powerful social movement to protect our environment and communities. Applications for the 2014 fellowship program close on

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Handbook on Best Practices for the Design and Operation of Wetland Education Centres

The Ramsar Convention strongly encourages the establishment of education centres at Ramsar Sites and other wetlands. A handbook has been produced to provide advice on the design and management of such centres.

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Launch of Habitat the Game

New environmental application, Habitat the Game, sends kids on real-life missions to save virtual endangered species and reduce their carbon footprint. Read the media release and download the free app (available for iOS, Android and tablet devices).

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The Change Agency’s new website makes resources easier to access

The Change Agency’s popular and extensive online collection of resources for activists and organisers has been sorted and catalogued with improved search functionality.

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South Australian initiative aims to reconnect children with nature and healthy food

The aim of the Healthy and Strong Children policy initiative is for South Australia’s children to spend more time playing outdoors and learning how to grow and prepare fresh fruit and vegetables to build healthy habits for life. The initiative

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