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Toolbox for Environmental Change 2010: Forum

Posted in Movements by Kate Archdeacon on February 15th, 2010

After a decade of action assisting teachers and educators, Victoria’s premier sustainability education forum ‘Toolbox for Environmental Change’ continues to motivate sustainable development in school communities. The 2010 Toolbox will officially launch ResourceSmart Schools and develop attitudes and skills inspiring teachers, students, educators, community partners and school administration to act locally addressing global climate change issues.  Forum outcomes will assist Victorians develop more sustainable communities with schools acting as community hubs.

The 2010 forum will explore:

* Action-based learning and teaching tools
* Case studies implemented in schools
* Whole school strategic planning (for teachers, principals and bursars)
* Youth Leadership
* Multidisciplinary curriculum outcomes supporting VELS

Workshops include:

* green technologies in schools (energy,water,waste)
* resource savings create financial savings
* agriculture and biodiversity
* youth leadership
* ecological footprints
* connections to nature
* indigenous perspectives
* arts and sustainability
* sustainable food gardens
* curriculum
* whole school planning for teachers and administrators
* school case studies
* RSS AuSSI Vic

Date: Thursday 18 March 2010
Time: 9am – 5pm, Registrations from 8:15am
Where: Melbourne Museum
Cost: $120 (GST incl) includes resources, lunch & refreshments
For more information, & to register, visit the website.

Greening Australia, Sustainability Victoria and Melbourne Museum are partnering to deliver the forum sponsored by Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and supported by Victorian Association for Environmental Education.