15th Biennial National Conference at Charles Darwin University Casuarina Campus Environmental Education up the track: Hot Topics for our Community July 9-12 2008
Virtual Participation Indigenous involvement Art Space Youth Forum Council of Wisdom Field Studies Social Events Conference Highlights
9th JulyCommunities make the system In a time of rapid change, how can people who work in early childhood services, schools, tertiary institutions, and government and non-government organisations cooperate to make the system that we are part of more sustainable, and quickly? • Participants highlighted successes, difficulties and lessons learned from dealing with hot topics such as global warming, water and waste management, energy options, fire ecology, ecological footprint management and biodiversity in all sectors.
Communities make the system Mal Nairn Auditorium at Charles Darwin University Mayoral Reception outdoors
10th July Transcultural communication For Australia’s diverse population, it is important to integrate global, particularly Indigenous and Asian, perspectives on how environmental education is practiced in our region. Presenters promoted skills that develop eco-literacy and care for the environment across cultures. Indigenous led field studies, a conference art space and art exhibition in Real and Second Life supported discussions of the day.
Transcultural communication Aly de Groot and Dhatu share fibre art skills.
11th July Beyond rhetoric- Improving our capacity AAEE members shared ideas and interests. Youth Delegates from India Virtual options
Conference Dinner Danc Leah Flanagan and band Dancing the night away Conference organising team Visitors from ‘down south’
12th JulyVisions for the Future Council of Wisdom and Youth Forum reflections followed key-notes that looked to the Future. The Darwin Declaration was presented. Photography Zephyr L'Green firstname.lastname@example.org Classic Darwin sunset