Peace and Environment
Global body puts climate in classroomApril 22, 2021
Education International, representing 32.5 million teachers and education support personnel worldwide, has launched a global campaign to ensure climate education becomes as fundamental as teaching reading and writing.
Federation members demand Australia backs UN nuclear ban treatyJanuary 19, 2021
Just months after the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the relentless pursuit of a global ban on nuclear weapons by peace activists across the world will shortly come to fruition.
Thought-provoking entries received for Sam Lewis Peace PrizeJanuary 12, 2021
A distance education student with limited access to power and technology has won the grand prize in the 2020 Sam Lewis Peace Prize Awards.
Union sides with people and the planet over profitsDecember 12, 2020
Federation supports the campaign against the 850-well coal seam gasfield approved for development and operation in the Pilliga State Forest and on grazing land south-west of Narrabri.
From crisis comes innovation to change nature of environmental educationNovember 29, 2020
One area of the NSW public school system particularly affected by COVID- 19 restrictions was the state’s 25 environmental and zoo education centres.
Solar Our SchoolsNovember 26, 2020
Stately Kirribilli House gained a pink, solar-powered cubby house delivered by a convoy of parents and children on 30 September, carrying an urgent message: Solar Our Schools.
New alliance aims to end energy policy impasseNovember 20, 2020
A new alliance of union and environment groups in the Hunter was officially formed in November.
Fresh hope for action on climate change as bushfire recovery continuesNovember 11, 2020
“You chose hope and unity, decency, science and, yes, truth.”
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