Incorporating Education for Sustainability into the Australian Curriculum

Upcoming Workshops

For:

Primary and secondary teachers and sustainability educators working with teachers

Purpose:

Sustainability is a core theme across the Australian Curriculum (AC). This workshop aims to give participants the skills and confidence to integrate sustainability themes into all subject disciplines

BOSTES accredited for 5 PD hours for the maintenance of accreditation at proficient teacher level. Standard descriptors: 1.2.2, 1.5.2, 2.1.2, 2.3.2, 6.3.2, 7.2.2 and 7.4.2.

Sessions:

  • why, what and how sustainability across the AC?
  • case studies of sustainability in action
  • practical fieldwork skills
  • lesson/unit planning for sustainability
  • overcoming challenges and getting others on board.

Workshop format:

Workshops are for a full day. However, a customised, in-school consultancy service is also offered whereby workshops can be run over a full day, half day or as after-school sessions. A combination of online and face-to-face presentation can also be catered for.

Testimonials

Maitland Grossmann High School 2014

“I liked the refinement and clarity of your presentation and the sustainability action process is a wonderful help for me.”

“It prompted our thoughts to identify current practices and further areas to investigate.”

“It was good to get out and around the school and learn more about its environment and history.”

Rahamim Ecology Centre Bathurst 2014

“Eye-opening and inspiring.”

“Extremely worthwhile.”

“Thanks for a terrific PD. I learned a lot.”

Northern NSW regional tour 2015

“Informative, productive and reflective. Thank you.”

“Very inspirational with lots of resources focusing on school-based learning activities.”

“I went on a journey with 11 others and had a fantastic experience.”

“Very interesting, re-invigorating and refreshing. I’ve been working in this field for a long time so have found this a breath of fresh air.”