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Current Workshops

Day-To-Day Sustainability in the Early Years Settings

4.5 hours

This is a great general introduction to sustainability that provides a solid foundation for anyone working in the early years settings with practical, real life examples on how to begin, or continue to embed sustainability in your service. With a holistic approach, the workshop introduces the Sustainable Schools WA framework to sustainability, waste solutions relative to your local area, green cleaning and connecting children with the outdoors.

This workshop is 4.5 hours and is recommended for most centres at the first workshop. It goes through an introduction to what sustainability means in an Early Learning service and how it fits in with the NQS, EYLF and Australian Curriculum.

This workshop can be run in one session, or over 2 nights to meet the needs of certain services. Please note that there will be limited availability for workshops run over 2 nights, and participants must attend both nights.

Minimum 10 participants. Maximum 25 for school/centre.

Members

Individual $60 plus GST | Centre/Service/School $1250 plus GST

Non-Members

Individual $80 plus GST | Centre/Service/School $1750 plus GST

 

Introduction to Sustainability

1.5 - 2 hours

Introduction to Sustainability is designed as an overview to what ‘sustainability’ means. This shorter workshop will encourage to you think about what you already do in your practice and how you can practically move forward with embedding sustainability in your practice. You will be introduced to the Sustainable Schools WA framework and how it can assist you towards making your service more sustainable in a holistic approach. By understanding what sustainability means in the early years, you will learn about and how it fits into the EYLF, NQS and Australian Curriculum.

It is recommended you book one of the future shorter workshops in addition to this one for more specific topics and activities.

Minimum 10 participants. Maximum 25 for school/centre.

Members

Individual $40 plus GST | Centre/Service/School $750 plus GST

Non-Members

Individual $50 plus GST | Centre/Service/School $1000 plus GST

Cultural and Social Diversity

2.5 hours

LGS WA has joined forces with the One World Centre and is offering a new workshop on 'culture', how it fits in with sustainability, EYLF, NQS and the Australian Curriculum. This is an interactive workshop that is sure to get you thinking a little differently.

Minimum 10 participants. Maximum 25 for school/centre.

Members

Individual $40 plus GST | Centre/Service/School $750 plus GST

Non-Members

Individual $50 plus GST | Centre/Service/School $1000 plus GST

Reducing Waste Together

2.5 hours

This workshop has you hands-on learning about all this waste. Which item goes into which bin? It is tailored to your local area as every city has different waste management. Whenever possible we try to bring in a guest speaker from your local government. Referencing to how this works in with the NQS, EYLF and AuSSI framework, you would be surprised at how this topic will excite you and your staff!

Minimum 10 participants. Maximum 25 for school/centre.

Members

Individual $40 plus GST | Centre/Service/School $750 plus GST

Non-Members

Individual $50 plus GST | Centre/Service/School $1000 plus GST

Conserving and Protecting Water in the Early Years

2 hours

Join Little Green Steps to learn about water in WA, where it comes from,  where it goes and how we use it. This curriculum linked workshop will provide educators with hands-on ways to teach young children waterwise practices and addresses the reasons for conserving and protecting our waterways and fresh water in existence on this planet right now and for future generations.  There will also be a planning strategies sessions to help early years services to be more waterwise.

Minimum 10 participants. Maximum 25 for school/centre.

Members

Individual $40 plus GST | Centre/Service/School $750 plus GST

Non-Members

Individual $50 plus GST | Centre/Service/School $1000 plus GST

Healthy Options, Healthy Environments - Embedding Energy, Air and Transport Sustainability into Early Years Settings

2.5 hours

This workshop explores the importance of addressing sustainable energy, air and transport practices into early years services with practical information to save on bills and resources. Hands-on curriculum linked activities will help educators embed practices into children’s everyday routines and this workshop will explore how to tap into energy audits and plan for infrastucture changes which benefit the early years community.

Minimum 10 participants. Maximum 25 for school/centre.

Members

Individual $40 plus GST | Centre/Service/School $750 plus GST

Non-Members

Individual $50 plus GST | Centre/Service/School $1000 plus GST

Biodiversity Awareness & Actions in Early Years Settings

2 hours

Birds, Bees, Bugs, All Livings things .... this workshop will explore the importance of diverse biological environments and habitats and provide educators with hands -on ways to embed biodiversity awareness into the day to day of early years settings.  This workshop with link to  'citizen science' and action based projects in local WA communities thus giving children agency to make a difference by protecting and conserving biologically diverse environments.

Minimum 10 participants. Maximum 25 for school/centre.

Members

Individual $40 plus GST | Centre/Service/School $750 plus GST

Non-Members

Individual $50 plus GST | Centre/Service/School $1000 plus GST