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Coming Events with EESSA Inc

EESSA Inc AGM - reviving the Kaurna Language
The EESSA Inc AGM will be held at Gowrie Centre 27th March 2019 at 5pm. Celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages our guest speaker will be Kira Yaltu Bain, Cultural Services Officer & Kaurna Language Instructor.
Kira a Ngarrindjeri woman who was born and raised on Kaurna land has been working to revitalise the language of the Adelaide Plains alongside Jack Buckskin and Kaurna Warra Karrpanthi (KWK) a Kaurna language revival committee. Based at Tauondi Aboriginal College as a Cultural Services Officer and Kaurna Language Instructor, Kira teaches Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal people about the land they stand on. Kira also dances with both, Tal-kin-jeri and Kuma Kaaru dance groups.
Bookings on Eventbrite:https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/eessa-agm-reviving-the-kaurna-language-tickets-57860460194

Is it time to declutter?
Holidays, news year’s resolutions and the desire to start the year with things in order often lead us to look at what we have in the cupboards and what we really need. At home and at work there is always a cupboard, a drawer or a shed that has been filled with stuff we haven’t used for a while. Decluttering can be a bit of a challenge when we are wanting to be environmentally responsible.
Tanya Lewis, author of STUFF OFF! and founder of The10R’s ©, and her team are specialists in thinking outside the square. Tanya created Eco Organiser www.ecoorganiser.com.au
after realising her passion was helping people organise their TIME and SPACE- and to do it in an environmentally responsible way.
Tanya’s website provides great tips and information on how to declutter, how to keep your stuff tidier and where to recycle the stuff you no longer need.
https://www.ecoorganiser.com.au/recycling-responsible-disposal/
https://www.ecoorganiser.com.au/blog-page/
Remember: there is no such things as away, everything must go somewhere. Buy less stuff and declutter sustainably.
 
Save the Date
We are pleased to confirm Dr Sue Elliot as the first keynote speaker at our conference on Saturday June 1st at Adelaide Pavilion.
Sue Elliott, Ed. D., is a Senior Lecturer and Course Co-ordinator in Early Childhood Education at the University of New England (UNE), New South Wales, Australia. She is an experienced practitioner, academic, consultant and author in early childhood education with a focus on education for sustainability, outdoor playspaces and bush kinder. Her publications include Sustainability and the Early Years Learning Framework and Outdoor learning environments: Spaces for exploration, discovery and risk taking in the early years. She is currently leading research projects focused on children’s experiences in natural outdoor settings and educator’s perceptions about nature pedagogy. Sue is an active participant in the TransNational Dialogues in Early Childhood Education for Sustainability research group and a field report editor for the international journal, Children Youth and the Environment.
 
Join EESSA Inc
  • We are committed to supporting educators to grow their knowledge and skills and work with families across Australia to help us lead the world in EC EfS.
  • Access members only resources on our website
  • Network with like-minded educators to share ideas and knowledge
  • Connect with a range of South Australian professionals and service providers who can support you in your EfS journey
  • Attend workshops and network sessions which are all discounted for members
  • Be part of a national movement. EESSA Inc is part of the National Alliance of Early Childhood Education for Sustainability (ECEfS) associations which includes
Dates and events for your diary:
·         International Women’s Day 8th March
·         Harmony Day March 21st
·         World Water Day March 22nd
·         Earth Hour Saturday March 24th
·         Saturday 1st June EESSA Inc conference
We make the road by walking and every step in the right direction makes a difference. Join EESSA Inc and you will learn ways to take more steps in the right direction.
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SEAFORD, SA 5169
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