Vale - Peter Biro
After a prolonged illness Peter Biro passed away suddenly and peacefully at Maroondah Hospital, Ringwood on the 1st of September 2014. Peter was a founding member of VAEE, an environmental educator of the year and a life member of both VAEE and AAEE.
Gentle, kind and clever he was an enigma to the end.
A celebration of his life will take place at Heritage & Heritage Funerals, 733 Boronia Rd Wantirna on Monday 8th September at 10.00am. All welcome. Tea and refreshments following the service will give you an opportunity to catch up with old friends.
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.
Consultation feedback for the Proposed VCE Environmental Science Study Design (2016 and beyond)
Calling all VCE ES teachers – time is ticking to be able to provide feedback before the new study design goes to the VCAA Board in November 2014. The new design will be implemented in January 2016.
CONGRATULATIONS Keep Australia Beautiful Winners 2014
VAEE would like to congratulate Keep Australia Beautiful winners for 2014! We're proud to see many VAEE members on this list.
Active School Award - Toolern Vale and District Primary School
Clean Beach/Waterway - Port Phillip EcoCentre
Community Action and Leadership - Brimbank City Council
Community Government Partnerships - The City of Monash
Cultural Heritage - Melton Family History Group
Environmental Sustainability - Melton City Council
Litter Prevention - Earthwatch Australia
Protection of the Environment - Pinkerton Landcare and Environment Group (PLEG) and Western Water
Resource Recovery and Waste Management - Brimbank City Council
Young Leaders - Mary 'Jess' Jeyasingham.