VAEE's 30th Birthday Party and AGM
Where: Domain House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne
Date: Thursday 20th November
Time: Drinks at 6.00pm, the AGM will commence at 6.30pm followed by birthday celebrations and silent auction
RSVP: email firstname.lastname@example.org
Kirsty Costa: A reflection: 2013 VAEE Educator of the Year
Sean Willmore: The Thin Green Line - Go Green for Rangers: The front line in conservation.
Put your dancing shoes on and join the VAEE Committee of Management and staff in celebrating our 30th Birthday.
- Meet other members
- Put in a bid for an item our silent auction
- Eat birthday cake
- Hear about the remarkable projects our members are working on
NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN! Become part of the VAEE Committee of Management 2014-2016. Application Form
Victorian Association for Environmental Education (VAEE)
VAEE is an independent, not-for-profit, membership-based organization that provides a voice for this sector. VAEE promotes the development of environmental education and sustainable behaviour change in both formal education and community settings, and offers professional support to practitioners in the field.VAEE is the Victorian chapter of the Australian Association for Environmental Education (AAEE).
VAEE is the subject association for VCE Environmental Science teachers providing textbooks, trial exam papers, workshops for teachers and revision lectures for students. Join the teacher e-network here.
Announcing the winner of the Inaugural VAEE Frank Fisher Scholarship: Tracy Young
Tracy will receive $500 towards the costs of attending and presenting “Nature by Default in Early Childhood Education” at AAEE 2014 conference and research symposium in Hobart from November 1st.
The judges valued Tracy’s intent to open a space for critical reflection on whether the 'default paradigm' of children playing in nature is 'enough'. We appreciate these kinds of on-going challenges to emerging 'standards' in environmental education. Challenges which are valuable in providing us with the kinds of insights and foundations for sustainable lives and communities.
The Nationral Curriculum Review Released
The Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, will take the Review and the Initial Australian Government Response to the Education Council of state and territory education ministers in December for consideration. See the Review and the
With specific reference to the cross curriculum priorities the government "supports the recommendation to reconceptualise the current cross-curriculum priorities and instead embed these only where educationally relevant in the mandatory context of the curriculum. The Review concluded that while the current cross-curriculum priorities are valid areas for consideration in the curriculum, this approach is not well communicated and may warrant reconceptualisation."