Australian Early Childhood Sustainability Alliance (The Alliance)

The Alliance brings together the Early Childhood Education for Sustainability (ECEfS) networks across Australia as a strong and united voice to further build capacity in ECEfS. This alliance solidifies the importance of early childhood education in the transformative change critical for global sustainability and reaffirms the leading role of Australia in international ECEfS research and practice.

Get To Know Our Sustainability Alliance

Early Education for Sustainability South Australia Inc. (EESSA)
Early Childhood Educators Tasmania – South (ECET)
Environmental Education in Early Childhood (EEEC Vic. Inc.)
Little Green Steps Western Australia (LGSWA)
NSW Early Years Nature Connections (NSWEYNC)

The Alliance members are working hard to support and build educators’ knowledge and capacity to embed the new Sustainability principle of the revised EYLF. We are very excited to launch our EYLF V2.0 SUSTAINABILITY WEBINAR SERIES and Online Learning Circles.

Early Childhood Sustainability Webinar Series: FREE for QECSN members!

The Australian Early Childhood Sustainability Alliance Webinars are 30 minute pre recorded webinars presented by leading advocates across Australia covering a range of topics including inspiring case studies. 

Webinars are FREE to QECSN members (as members of the Alliance organisations) or $25 each for non members through the EEEC website shop.  

The first webinar is available now – and it’s FREE access for everyone! Webinar 1 The Climate Crisis and Children Dr Sue Elliott

More webinars are in production and will be available free to QECSN members as part of their annual membership. 

Log in as a member for free access to Webinar 2 Sustainability and the EYLFv2 presented by Dr Sue Elliott from the Alliance page in the Members Lounge. 

Not a member? Why not Join now or purchase these webinars for $25 each from the EEEC Shop.

FREE Online Learning Circles

The Australian Early Childhood Sustainability Alliance Learning Circles are an opportunity for educators across Australia to get together to share ideas and gain support and inspiration about embedding sustainability across the dimensions into early childhood pedagogy and culture.   

The Australian Early Childhood Education Sustainability Alliance recently held its third FREE online early learning circle on Tuesday March 12 2024, focussing on Sea Week. You can access the recordings here:

Online Learning Circle Recording 1

Online Learning Circle 2 Recording

Online Learning Circle Recording 3

Australian Early Childhood Sustainability Conference 2024

Engage, Empower, Enact

Swinburne University, Melbourne, on October 25-26

Presented by The Australian Early Childhood Sustainability Alliance (The Alliance) and hosted by Environmental Education in Early Childhood Vic (EEEC) in alliance with the NSW, TAS, QLD, SA and WA not for profit education for sustainability networks, this conference offers an invaluable opportunities for educators to explore how to integrate the new EYLF v2.0 sustainability principle into their teaching practice and curriculum.

Participants will engage with a range of sustainability ideas, be empowered to critically reflect on current practice and build confidence to enact change with colleagues, children and families.

Special Offer for Members: Secure your early access to registration now. Book your ticket on Humanitix at a special membership rate and enjoy significant savings!

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