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Author Sneddon, Sally, author

Title Sustainability in action, in early childhood settings / Sally Sneddon & Anne Pettit
Published Blairgowrie, Vic. : Teaching Solutions, 2016


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 W'PONDS CRC  372.357 She/Sia  AVAILABLE
Description vi, 118 pages : colour illustrations ; 30 cm
regular print
Summary "This full colour, easy-to-use resource will support early years educators to understand sustainability and successfully incorporate it into everyday learning and practices. Sustainability in Action will assist educators, managers, coordinators and other staff in all kinds of early education and care settings embed sustainability to meet and exceed the requirements of the EYLF and NQS. The book is for those who are taking first steps in sustainability, as well as those wishing to extend current practices. It is also relevant to playgroups, out of hours school care and school environments, and to lecturers and students in training and tertiary institutions, Sustainability in Action provides a wealth of interesting information and many captioned photographs. Ten interconnected aspects of sustainability are explored - biodiversity, water, energy, air and transport, waste, children's wellbeing, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, cultural and social diversity, community and partnerships, and economics - enabling readers to grow their own knowledge as a basis for their actions. Many appealing, practical suggestions are also included for making sustainability part of young children's everyday education and care."--Publisher's website
Analysis Australian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 113 - 118)
Audience Technical/Vocational/TAFE, Tertiary/Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Subject Early childhood education -- Activity programs -- Australia.
Early childhood education -- Activity programs.
Human ecology.
Environmental education -- Study and teaching (Early childhood) -- Australia.
Nature study -- Study and teaching (Early childhood)
Environmental education -- Study and teaching (Early childhood)
Nature study -- Study and teaching (Early childhood) -- Australia.
Nature study.
Sustainability -- Australia.
Sustainability -- Study and teaching (Preschool) -- Australia.
Sustainable development -- Study and teaching (Early childhood)
Sustainable development -- Study and teaching (Early childhood) -- Australia.
Sustainable development.
Sustainability -- Study and teaching (Preschool)
Sustainable living.
Author Pettit, Anne, author
ISBN 9781925145069