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Explore webinars, books, research and other resources on environmental education and sustainability.

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Education for Sustainability Curriculum Resources

Visit Te Kete Ipurangi | NZ Curriculum Online to explore the rationale and pedagogy of EfS, along with stories of schools and ākonga.

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Te Reo Māori
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Aotearoa-wide

Effective Approaches to Connect Children with Nature

Carla Wilson brings together research on the principles for effectively engaging young people with nature.

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Hauora | Nature Connection
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Educator Professional Learning
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Te Reo Māori
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Aotearoa-wide

NZAEE Webinar: Climate Education

NZCER Researcher Rachel Bolstad and teachers Kate and Brent from Ao Tawhiti in Ōtautahi discuss ideas, opportunities and examples.

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Rangi | Climate, Air, Sky
Kaitiakitanga | Taking Action
Pūngao Tauwhiro, Waka, Whare | Sustainable Energy, Transport and Buildings
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Educator Professional Learning
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Te Reo Māori
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Aotearoa-wide

Te Mahi Oneone Hua Parakore

A Māori Soil Sovereignty and Wellbeing Handbook: Jessica Hutchings and Jo Smith explore Māori relationships with soil and food.

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Māra | Gardens, Farms, Green spaces
Moumou Kore | Living Waste-Free
Hauora | Nature Connection
Kaitiakitanga | Taking Action
Whenua | Land, Soil
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Educator Professional Learning
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Te Reo Māori
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Aotearoa-wide

The Nature Connection Handbook

A guide for increasing people's connection with nature, from the world-leading research team at the University of Derby, UK.

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Hauora | Nature Connection
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Education for a Climate Resilient Future

This Education Gazette article includes interviews with education researchers and leaders, along with stories of empowered ākonga.

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Rangi | Climate, Air, Sky
Kaitiakitanga | Taking Action
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Educator Professional Learning
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Aotearoa-wide

Why Playing in Nature is Good for Kids

This RNZ interview with Celia Hogan from Little Kiwis Nature Play provides an excellent overview for kaiako and whānau.

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Hauora | Nature Connection
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Educator Professional Learning
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Te Reo Māori
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Aotearoa-wide

Pūtātara Webinar

Sarah Hopkinson gives an engaging tour of the Pūtātara website and teachers from Fergusson Intermediate share their inspiring story.

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Kaitiakitanga | Taking Action
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Educator Professional Learning
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Te Reo Māori
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Aotearoa-wide

Climate Change: What Can Schools Do?

This NZCER research summary has clear advice to help schools transition to a low-carbon future and support action on climate change.

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Rangi | Climate, Air, Sky
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Educator Professional Learning
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Te Reo Māori
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Aotearoa-wide

Local Curriculum, Mātauranga and Science

Shawn Cooper shares his insights on embedding mātauranga and developing local curriculum.

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Kaitiakitanga | Taking Action
Waimāori | Freshwater, Wetlands
Hauora | Nature Connection
Ngā Kararehe | Animals
Rangi | Climate, Air, Sky
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Educator Professional Learning
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Te Reo Māori
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Aotearoa-wide

Partnerships for Primary Teaching Webinar

Sally Carson (NZ Marine Studies Centre) and Paul Murray (Para Kore) discuss partnerships and projects for primary schools and kura.

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Moana | Marine, Coast
Ngā Kararehe | Animals
Kaitiakitanga | Taking Action
Moumou Kore | Living Waste-Free
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Educator Professional Learning
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Te Reo Māori
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Aotearoa-wide

Maramataka article from The Spinoff

Move over astrology, it’s time to return to the Māori lunar calendar.

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Rangi | Climate, Air, Sky
Māra | Gardens, Farms, Green spaces
Moana | Marine, Coast
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Educator Professional Learning
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Te Reo Māori
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Aotearoa-wide

Climate Justice: Why does it matter?

NZCER research briefing exploring climate justice, and the interconnections with indigenous worldviews and rights-based frameworks.

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Rangi | Climate, Air, Sky
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Educator Professional Learning
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Te Reo Māori
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Aotearoa-wide

Revisioning School Camps

Support for teachers and leaders to develop localised, place-responsive, student-centred school camp programmes.

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Going With the Flow

Menstruation and rainbow-inclusive practices in the outdoors, including diverse stories and practical tips for educators.

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Introducing the EfS Achievement Standards

Educators Andrea Soanes and Lyn Rogers are joined by teacher Kate Rivers, with inspiring examples from Rangi Ruru in Ōtautahi.

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Māra | Gardens, Farms, Green spaces
Ngā Kararehe | Animals
Ngahere | Plants, Fungi
Kaitiakitanga | Taking Action
Moumou Kore | Living Waste-Free
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Educator Professional Learning
false
Research
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Te Reo Māori
false
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Aotearoa-wide

Celebrating the Southern Seasons

Juliet Batten's books support kaiako and whānau to learn about and connect more deeply with seasonal changes, stories and rituals.

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Hauora | Nature Connection
Rangi | Climate, Air, Sky
Ngahere | Plants, Fungi
Ngā Kararehe | Animals
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Educator Professional Learning
false
Research
false
Te Reo Māori
false
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Aotearoa-wide
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