Join us for an exciting Learning Circle live webinar, Education with links to the Sea, this Tuesday 26 June.

We have a fantastic panel of presenters lined up, including:

  • Craig Strang (Associate Director, Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California Berkeley, USA)
  • Dr Géraldine Fauville (University of Gothenburg, Sweden and chair of NMEA international committee)
  • Andrew Walsh (Primary Coordinator, Woodbridge School Marine Discovery Centre, Jetty Rd Woodbridge)
  • Harry Breidahl (Nautilus Educational)
  • Janine Baker (Marine Ecologist, Marine Educator)
  • Kate Keary (Teacher, Brewongle Environmental Education Centre)
  • Carl Charter (EMS - Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries Inc.)

The topic of discussion is marine education with a clear focus on Ocean Literacy.

Our presenters will cover:

  • A short history of the development of Ocean Literacy in the USA.
  • Ocean Literacy on the international scene.
  • Why Ocean Literacy is important to Australian learners and links with Australian curriculum.
  • Examples of Ocean Literacy in Australia.
  • Links between Ocean Literacy and Seaweek (Seaweek 2018 = OL Principle 3).
  • AUSMAP, the Australian microplastics assessment project.
  • Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries and 360 VR immersive marine experiences.
  • Where to next? How do we coordinate our efforts? What other resources do teachers want/need?

AAEE Learning Circles are open to anyone to join. Simply join the live webinar via this link on Tuesday 26 June from 4.00-5.30pm AEST.