Education activities for environment and sustainability: A Snapshot of eight New South Wales councils

Jade Herriman
Emma Partridge

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This paper describes in brief the findings of a research project undertaken by the Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. The research was commissioned by and undertaken on behalf of the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (DECCW). The aim of the project was to investigate current practices of environmental and sustainability education and engagement within local government in NSW. The research was commissioned by DECCW as the preliminary phase of a larger project that the department is planning to undertake, commencing in 2010.

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DECC 2004. 'Does your project make a difference? A guide to evaluating environmentaleducation projects and programs', DEC 2004/110<http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/community/projecteval.htm>

The United Nations principles of Education for Sustainable Development (see UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development website)

UNESCO 2009. 'UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development Proceedings', UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), and the German Commission for UNESCO, Bonn, Germany, <http://www.esd-world-conference-2009.org/fileadmin/download/ESD2009ProceedingsEnglishFINAL.pdf>



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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5130/cjlg.v0i6.1623

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