You are invited to attend:
Learn It, Live It, Teach It..... Sustainability
Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
The EESSA Inc conference provides an opportunity for educators across all career levels to build their knowledge and skills, and to explore ideas from key advocates in sustainability.
Keynote speakers include:
Dr Sue Elliott
, Senior Lecturer and Course Co-ordinator in Early Childhood Education at the University of New England (UNE). Author of Sustainability and the Early Years Learning Framework and Outdoor learning environments: Spaces for exploration, discovery and risk taking in the early years.
, Mother of five and obsessive-compulsive gardener; presenter of ABCs Gardening Australia TV and radio and author of Sophie’s Patch —living and loving gardening.
We are pleased to announce our Indigenous speakers:
: Is a Occupier of the land – a Warlmanpa, Yunkantjara, Pitjantjara, Eastern Aranda man from Tanami Desert. He has a deep knowledge of Aboriginal lore and culture.
is a senior Aboriginal (Goorang Goorang, Warlmapba, Yunkantjara, Pitjantjara, Eastern Aranda and Central Aranda) man with a long career in Indigenous Affairs. Since the early 1980’s he has spent the larger part of his career in higher education where he has been responsible for Indigenous education support programs as well as teaching and research programs.
Join us as we learn:
- What is Education for Sustainability and why is it important in the early years?
- Environmentally Responsible: beyond a duty, a paradigm shift
- Saving the world with gardening
- Indigenous perspectives on sustainability
- Pecha Kucha style provocations - why education for sustainability and EfS in practice.