Education for Sustainability Webinar Series

webinarAs waste and water educators – how can we design and deliver learning programs to make a bigger difference?
Join these webinars to inspire and refine what you do and how you do it. There is also the option of up to 3 follow up coaching sessions (up to 1 hour each) to gain input on your specific situation. These will be available in the three weeks after the last webinar.

The 4 webinars will explore:

  • What does ‘sustainability’ actually mean to you and your learners?
  • Education about Sustainability (EaS) vs Education for Sustainability (EfS)
  • 7 Principles of Education for Sustainability
  • Motivating people with different world views and values
  • Using the EfS toolkit as a resource
  • Case studies of best EfS practice in waste and water education (your own and other sources)
  • Using reflective practice and communities of practice to strengthening your education

Katrina Shields is the Sustainability Education Coordinator at Byron Community College in Northern NSW and co-author of “Sustainability for Educators” published in 2013 and “In the Tigers Mouth” in 1994. She has had a long and varied career inspiring and empowering social change as educator, activist and community development worker. The program she coordinates won the “Adult Learning Program of the Year” from Adult Learning Australia in 2011.

Dates and times: Tuesdays, on the 27th May, 3rd June, 10th June and 17th June – 1.30 to 3 pm

How to Book:

Book via email:
Phone inquiries: 02 6684 3374


  • No cost for the first round as it is a pilot – all we ask is that you find the time to commit to the program, participate actively and give generously of your ‘frank and fearless’ feedback, so we can learn together and improve!
  • Subsequent rounds will involve a co-payment.

Eligibility for funded place/open for booking from:

  • This program is only open to people involved in delivering some aspect of waste and water industry training and grappling with how to deliver the relevant sustainability messages.
  • We know that, ‘Sustainability education is a significant percentage of Water & Waste industry trainer job roles.’
  •  You may be in Local Government; Water or Waste management and/or processing industries; Catchment management; resource recovery; or involved in other community engagement and change programs related to water and or waste issues.

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