Events

Living and Learning about Sustainability in the Early Years - Burnie

Summary

A workshop for those interested in what education for sustainability can teach our young children.

Start Date

4th May 2012 4:00pm

End Date

4th May 2012 6:30pm

Venue

Room 201 University of Tasmania Burnie Campus 16-20 Mooreville Road, Burnie

RSVP / Contact Information

Please see below

Three great opportunities to bring together teachers, educators, parents, community groups and everyone interested in what education for sustainability can teach our young children. These are 'how to' workshops for networking and showcasing projects. Links will be made to the National Quality Standard, the EYLF and the Australian Curriculum.

Facilitators Assoc Prof Julie Davis (QUT) and Assoc Prof Nadine McCrea (UNE) are two of the most esteemed and practical researchers and writers in the field of early childhood education for sustainability (ECEfS).

There will be three workshops in Tasmania.

 

Hobart

Thursday 3rd May 4.00 pm (for 4.30) - 6.30pm

Bridgewater LINC/Child and Family Centre Green Point Road, Bridgewater (plenty of parking)

Cost $25 ($15 students and pensioners) to cover materials and catering

 

Burnie

Friday 4th May 4.00 pm (for 4.30) - 6.30pm

Room 201 University of Tasmania Burnie Campus 16-20 Mooreville Road, Burnie

Cost $25 ($15 students and pensioners) to cover materials and catering

 

Launceston Statewide Forum

Saturday 5th May 10am - 3.30pm

Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, University of Tasmania Newnham Campus, Newnham Drive, Newnham, Launceston

Cost $45 ($30 students and pensioners) to cover materials and catering

Note, that additional hands-on workshops will be offered at the Launceston event.

 

Download the event flyer (PDF 483.9KB) for more details, registration and how to showcase your work in ECEfS.

 

For further Information and to showcase your sustainable story: Email Di Nailon (UTas) on Diane.Nailon@utas.edu.au or phone 6324 3792 or 0400389107. Please register your interest in presenting a Pecha Kucha by April 20th.

To book a place at the workshops and/or the Statewide Forum: Email Marilyn Christie at sustainability5@gmail.com or phone 0419449372

This event is sponsored by the School of Education, University of Tasmania (UTas) in collaboration with a range of early childhood and sustainable practices organisations.