Our Thinking together video series brings the early childhood experts to you. In this video, Professor Julie Davis explores the environmental and social aspects of sustainability, and how it can help to shape your program. Find out how sustainability can lead to greater involvement in your local community and support learning about democratic processes.
Julie Davis is an Associate Professor in the School of Early Childhood at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Julie’s teaching and research interest is in early childhood education for sustainability (ECEfS), linking early childhood education, sustainability education and health promotion. She co-founded the Queensland Early Childhood Environmental Education Network in 1996, and has actively advocated for ECEfS for 25 years.
Watch the video interview and then work through our list of reflective questions, developed by early childhood expert Jenni Connor to stimulate shared thinking and discussion.
Running time: 9 minutes + discussion.