The QAOEECL – Inauguaral Big Idea Oration

Join the Livestream on Septemebr 7, 2023!

Queensland Association of Outdoor & Environmental Education Centre Leaders (QAOEECL) with the support of the AAEEQ Chapter present The Inaugural Big Idea Oration, held in Stamford Plaza Brisbane and online on September 7, 2023 at 4:30 pm. A timely and amazing event, with talks from two renowned educators presenting their ideas about Outdoor & Environmental Education in the Contemporary World. 
In the first part of the event, Dr Ron Tooth, Honorary Associate Professor UQ and Founding Principal of Pullenvale Environmental Education Centre, will give a talk on “Enchantment: Designing Pedagogies for a Fractured World“, discussing contemporary scholarship on enchantment/disenchantment and First Nations philosophies to explore alternative ideas and to challenge “our habit of dividing the world into passive matter (it) and vibrant life (us)“.

In the second part, Professor Emerita Annette Gough OAM will speak about “Outdoor & Environmental Education in the Contemporary World”  and how should outdoor and environmental education evolve to address the growing impact of the climate emergency and meet the needs of society in a post-COVID-19 world, while also learning from its tradition about what to keep and what to change.

The event will be live streamed, therefore capable of reaching audiences Australian wide and even globally. For more information on ticketing, click here