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Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a major Australian university

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Queensland University

This thesis is a work-in-progress that articulates my research journey based on the development of a curriculum innovation in environmental education. This journey had two distinct, but intertwined phases: action research based fieldwork, conducted collaboratively, to create a whole school approach to environmental education curriculum planning; and a phase of analysis and reflection based on ...

SUBJECT: environmental education; 130313 teacher education and professional development of educators; whole school change; 050203 environmental education and extension; action research

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Queensland University

The Earth and its peoples are facing great challenges. As a species, humans are over-consuming the Earth’s resources and compromising the capacity of both natural and social systems to function in healthy and sustainable ways. Education at all levels and in all contexts, has a key role in helping societies move to more sustainable ways of living. Two areas in need of catch-up in relation to Ed ...

SUBJECT: teacher education; 130313 teacher education and professional development of educators; education for sustainable development; 050203 environmental education and extension; stem education

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Queensland University

This document calls on governments, civil society and in particular educators to prioritize processes that develop and strengthen education for sustainable development (ESD).The world has changed since the UN World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002. While there have been significant initiatives and progress has been made, the scale of effort is still overshadowed by the scope of the pr ...

SUBJECT: professional development in esd; teacher education; 130313 teacher education and professional development of educators; education for sustainable development; 130101 continuing and community education

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Queensland University

IntroductionEarly childhood education for sustainability is an emerging field within education – a synthesis of early childhood education and education for sustainability. As a distinct field of educational inquiry and practice, it is less than 20 years old in Australia. My personal story is one that emerged from a background in primary school teaching where I worked in an Indigenous community ...

SUBJECT: environmental education; early childhood teacher education; education for sustainable development; 050203 environmental education and extension; 130102 early childhood education (excl. maori)

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Queensland University

Once known as Crabb’s Creek, Katarapko Creek is a small anabranch of the Murray River, located between the towns of Berri and Loxton in the Riverland region of South Australia. Its 9 000 hectare grey clay floodplain is covered with blackbox, saltbush and lignum. The creek’s horseshoe lagoons, marshes and islands are the traditional lands of the Meru peoples. They fished the creek and surroundi ...

SUBJECT: oral history; 050203 environmental education and extension; history; 210300 historical studies; fishing

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Queensland University

The Goulburn River’s cold, clear waters rush westward down from the steep hills and mountains of the Great Dividing Range toward Seymour. The river then turns northward and meanders through hills and plains until the river meets the Murray upstream of Echuca. These are the traditional lands of the Taungurung, Bangerang and Yorta Yorta peoples. However, the Goulburn River today is not the river ...

SUBJECT: 050203 environmental education and extension; 210300 historical studies

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Queensland University

The Upper Murrumbidgee cuts its way through the Snowy Mountains in south‐eastern New South Wales, snaking its way south, then turning north before dropping into the lowland and heading west to join the Murray downstream of Swan Hill. The Upper ‘Bidgee floodplain is only a couple of hundred metres wide, a stark contrast to the kilometres‐wide floodplains in other parts of the Murray‐ Darling Ba ...

SUBJECT: 050203 environmental education and extension; 210300 historical studies

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Queensland University

The Murray River is the boundary between NSW and Victoria. The river both defines boundaries and unites them with the waters that sustain townships, irrigation and the floodplain forests, including the 70 000ha of the iconic Barmah and Millewa Forest. The river and its floodplain are the traditional lands of the Yorta Yorta and Bangerang people. The Murray is a very different river to the one ...

SUBJECT: 050203 environmental education and extension; 210300 historical studies

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Queensland University

The Lower Darling River and Great Darling Anabranch are located in south west New South Wales. Muddy waters meander over the grey soil floodplains past red dunes, spiky saltbush and gnarled red gums. These are the traditional lands of the Paakintji people. But the land and the river are no longer what the Paakintji once knew and fished...

SUBJECT: 050203 environmental education and extension; 210300 historical studies

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Queensland University

To say ‘Back o’ Bourke’ means ‘miles from anywhere’ to most Australians, however the Barwon and Darling Rivers that pass by the townships of Brewarrina and Bourke, respectively, are at the heart of the Murray‐Darling Basin. These are the traditional lands of the Ngiyampaa, Murawari and Yuwalaraay peoples (refer Aboriginal language groups in the Bringing back the fish section at the back of thi ...

SUBJECT: 050203 environmental education and extension; 210300 historical studies