Victorian Association for Environmental Education (VAEE)
The Victorian Association for Environmental Education (VAEE) provides leadership and support for the Environmental Education and Education for Sustainability sector in Victoria. VAEE is the Victorian chapter of the Australian Association for Environmental Education (AAEE). 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.
Congratulations to Thea Nicholas for being awarded the Council of Professional Teaching Associations (CPTAV) Outstanding Professional Service Awards for her work for VAEE
Jane Ryan, Sarah Houseman and Thea Nicholas at the CPTAV Awards 10.12.13
NZAEE Biennial Conference 2014
When: 15 - 17 January 2014
Where: Christchurch, New Zealand
“Shake Up! Ka huri te ao, Ka huri te whakaaro – a changing world, a new mind-set” Explore how we, as educators for a sustainable future, shake up or re-energise ourselves! To register see the conference website.
VAEE Environmental and Sustainability Educator of the Year 2013
Celebrate Excellence in the Environmental Education Sector nominate for the VAEE Environmental and Sustainability Educator of the Year 2013
Now in the 29th year, the Victorian Environmental and Sustainability Educator of the Year Awards acknowledge individuals who have made an exemplary contribution to the field of environmental and sustainability education within Victoria in 2013. As the professional association for Environmental and Sustainability Educators in Victoria, the VAEE Awards aim to build recognition of the sector and develop capacity among professional environmental educators. The VAEE Awards seek to celebrate and acknowledge the breadth and commitment to sustainability in all educational settings.
In 2014 as VAEE celebrates its 30th year and in recognition of the diversity of the sector, we are excited to announce three new Awards for Excellence in the categories of:
- Educators working in schools and early childhood
- Local Government sustainability officers working with schools and the community
- Educational practitioners working with schools, the community and in the tertiary sector
The Victorian Environmental and Sustainability Educator of the Year will be chosen from all nominees. To view the awards criteria and entry form, click here. The 2013 Awards will be presented at the Toolbox for Environmental Change at the Melbourne Museum on 20th March 2014.