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Inspire sustainability: embedding Sustainability in your Educational Service or Setting

February 15, 2022 - February 22, 2022

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Inspire sustainability: embedding sustainability in your educational service or setting

 

Our emphasis will be on behaviour change and practical, real-world examples and projects produced by early childhood services and primary school. Learn how to influence both children and adults in your service or setting to make a real, meaningful difference.

 

Session 1: Explore and Play – Introduction to hands-on, inquiry-based STEM learning and exploration

 

Date: Tuesday, 15 February 2022

 

Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm AEST

 

  • Overview of sustainability education and inquiry-based learning, focusing on the importance of playfulness and joy as impetuses for change
  • Interactive demonstrations of STEM explorations using items found around the home
  • Creating a rich learning environment to stimulate discoveries, enrich sustainability learning opportunities and nurture curiosity in children and adults alike
  • Discovering everyday phenomena and explanations of basic scientific concepts
  • Resourcing sustainable activities, learning how to use what you already have for fantastic explorations

 

Session 2: Play and Reflect – Process to practice

 

Date: Tuesday, 22 February 2022

 

Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm AEST

 

  • Reflection on what has been learned so far, what has worked well and how to overcome challenges
  • Learning techniques to find sustainable solutions in everyday situations, making sustainability accessible to young children
  • Discussion of next steps to integrate sustainability further in individual circumstances

 

The sessions are scheduled to run for 1.5 hours each and include a Q&A session. You will be engaged in hands-on activities during both sessions, for which you will receive a materials list in advance.

Questions? Email us at [email protected]g.au

 

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