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Empowering Youth In Education For Sustainability through Connection, Creativity and Action: Working Meaningfully with Local Champions and Place

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Empowering Youth In Education For Sustainability through Connection, Creativity and Action: Working Meaningfully with Local Champions and Place
Ms. Leah Page, RCE Tasmania
Asia-Pacific Regional RCE Meeting 2018
25-27 September, 2018, Parramatta (Sydney), Australia

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Empowering Youth In Education For Sustainability through Connection, Creativity and Action: Working Meaningfully with Local Champions and Place

  1. 1. Education for Sustainability Tasmania A United Nations recognised Regional Centre of Expertise
  2. 2. Education for Sustainability Tasmania A United Nations recognised Regional Centre of Expertise Working meaningfully with local champions and place Empowering youth in through connection, creativity and action: Leah Page Tasmanian Facilitator Education for Sustainability Tasmania RCE Tasmania
  3. 3. Tasmania is an island state of Australia with a rich natural and cultural heritage Education for Sustainability Tasmania A United Nations recognised Regional Centre of Expertise
  4. 4. Education for Sustainability Tasmania A United Nations recognised Regional Centre of Expertise Education for Sustainability Tasmania is a network of inspired and inspiring sustainability practitioners, educators and researchers.
  5. 5. Climate Leaders Conference Youth Facilitator mentored by RCE Tasmania members Youth Asia-Pacific SDG Challenge 2018 250 students - 27 schools across Tasmania Local leaders and mentors Leadership | Action-based Learning | Student-led Inquiry | Local Connections Energy Audits | Waste Audits | Events | Sustainability Student Groups Education for Sustainability Tasmania A United Nations recognised Regional Centre of Expertise
  6. 6. Don’t Mess with Burnie 300 primary school children (aged 8-11 years) 5 Regional Schools | 20 Educators Event co-ordinated by RCE Tasmania members and local partners Action-based Learning | Local Connections Beach clean-up in local area | Science experiments | Art from trash | Tours of local waste facility Education for Sustainability Tasmania A United Nations recognised Regional Centre of Expertise
  7. 7. Weaving community wellbeing in the cultural arts class 40 primary school children (aged 8-11 years) Educators | Aboriginal Leaders Event co-ordinated by RCE Tasmania members and local partners Local Connections | Cultural understandings | Arts-based learning | Student Leadership Students passing on their new knowledge to community Education for Sustainability Tasmania A United Nations recognised Regional Centre of Expertise
  8. 8. Mentoring young leaders creates learning opportunities for all involved Valuing of local knowledge and skills makes meaningful connections and fosters ongoing action Being open to ideas creates a platform that encourages and facilitates collaborative communities, leadership and participation Student researchers and leaders are assets of and for the community Education for Sustainability Tasmania A United Nations recognised Regional Centre of Expertise
  9. 9. Education for Sustainability Tasmania A United Nations recognised Regional Centre of Expertise
  10. 10. Connect with us Leah Page Tasmanian Facilitator Email: efstas@slt.org.au Address: c/o Sustainable Living Tasmania Level 1, 71 Murray St Hobart TAS 7001 Visit our website… RCE Tasmania Education for Sustainability Tasmania http://efs.tas.edu.au/ Follow us on Facebook… https://www.facebook.com/EducationForSustainabilityTasmania/ Education for Sustainability Tasmania A United Nations recognised Regional Centre of Expertise

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