Fostering education for
          a sustainable future

What is AAEE WA?

 

The AAEE, both nationally and in Western Australia, seeks to:

  • promote environmental education as defined by UNESCO/UNEP
  • develop projects for broad application within the field of environmental education
  • promote coordination among bodies engaged in environmental education and training
  • cooperate and/or affiliate with any other bodies with similar aims for the more effective furtherance of these aims
  • promote the cooperation of relevant groups and individuals
  • raise funds from its members, from grants or from any other sources for the advancement of environmental education
  • publish, distribute, and disseminate matters arising out of and in connection with the Association and environmental education
  • hold conferences, meetings, seminars and gatherings to promote environmental education
  • publish a journal of environmental education.

These purposes are stated in the constitution of the Australian Association for Environmental Education.

PDFAAEE Constitution
November 1998


AAEE WA Executive Committee

The AAEE WA Chapter is made up of a diverse range of people involved in the Environmental Education field.  This is reflected in our Executive Committee.  The members of the committee include:

Convenor:  Jennifer Pearson

Treasurer:  Amy Krupa

Secretary:  Catherine Baudains

State Delegate:  Claire Dunn

Membership Officer:  Hayley Bullimore


What Does the AAEE WA Chapter Do?


Catchments Corridors and Coasts Program

Events

AAEE WA organise regular events throughout the year including Catchments Corridors & Coasts, a finalist in the 2009 WA Environmental Awards. This three day, professional development course is for environmental educators, local and state government personnel, sustainable schools initiative participants, teachers, student teachers, university and TAFE students community groups and members and youth organisations.

Go to the Events page to find out what events are coming up.

 

AAEEWA MeetingMeetings

The Chapter meets every month on the third Thursday from 4.00 to 5.30pm at the Canning River Eco Education Centre, Kent Street, Wilson. This provides an opportunity to keep in touch about the developments in Environmental Education in WA and to plan for joint projects with a diverse range of people.

The Bunbury branch holds regular meetings for members who live in the South West.

 

 

Environmental Education WorkshopsWorkshops/Camps

At least three times a year we have guest speakers involved in environmental education who inform members about their innovative programs. Topics cover threatened species, new computer programs for schools, Aboriginal education, government initiatives and much more.

The AAEE branch in Bunbury organises an annual workshop in spring, with overnight accommodation to promote liaison with metropolitan members. National and internationally prominent speakers are part of the program. There are also visits to significant environmental education sites in the area.  

 

 

AAEE National Conference

National Conference

Every two years, one of the state or territory Chapters of AAEE hosts the National Conference. These conferences are a great opportunity for our community to celebrate our successes and reinforce our beliefs that we are making a difference for the generations to come.

The next conference will be held in Queensland in 2018.