Our Vision

To connect through education to advance understandings and actions in relation to environmental and sustainability issues across all communities and education sectors.

Vision, Values & Objectives


To connect through education to advance understandings and actions in relation to environmental and sustainability issues across all communities and education sectors.  


  • Fostering of social change on environmental issues;
  • Use of sustainability principles;
  • Excellence in education using reflective practice;
  • Inclusive, democratic, collaborative and empowering approaches;
  • Use of holistic, integrated and global perspectives;
  • High ethical standards;
  • High quality research and evaluation to underpin practice; and
  • Productive international, national, interstate and sector based partnerships.

Strategic Priorities for AAEE

  • Develop an active communication strategy to improve internal and external communication.
  • Define current and investigate future funding stream opportunities.
  • Strengthen our identity as a profession to project a shared narrative.
  • Investigate and secure ways to add value to Membership Benefits.
  • Identify and connect with others to create pathways for a sustainable future.

Expectations of Outcomes by 2015

 That AAEE has achieved financial security through a range of initiatives and the association membership has impacted on Australian communities and organisations to engage in a positive resilient manner with the predicted changes arising from environmental issues. That AAEE is viewed as a strong leading professional network by the association members, governments, communities and business, offering predictive strategic direction to both inform and build capacities in an adaptive and flexible manner to meet the challenges of the future. That AAEE has negotiated and consolidated a range of partnerships enabling productive connections to promote the interdisciplinary and inter-generational exchanges required to honor all narratives concerned with environmental issues.

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Latest News

  • September 27, 2017 - ozEEnews is out! - The latest issue of ozEEnews,our quarterly member publication is now out! - In this Issue, we focus on your projects that are helping to Create Change through EE. - Read this Issue - Login on the home page then visit theozEEnews Members Only pageto download from the Archives. - Happy reading! - Alison Cooper... More →
  • May 11, 2017 - Submission 2017 Review of Climate Change Policies Discussion Papers - What do you think Australia's climate change policies should be? - We have just made a submission to the federal government in response to their Discussion Paper on this topic. - AAEE Submission Aust Govt Climate Change policies review[download pdf] - This submission is made by the executive of the National... More →
  • June 29, 2016 - Sustainability in Schools - It's time to get started with sustainability - Sustainability is a cross-curriculum priority within the Australian Curriculum. - The Getting Started with Sustainability in Schools website provides all school teachers in Australia with a searchabledatabase of learning resources linked to Australian... More →


Welcome to the Australian Association for Environmental Education Website.

My role as President, along with the Executive and Natasha, our Association’s Administration Coordinator, is to understand and respond to members’ needs. Read more


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