RCE Greater Western Sydney-2013

1. Project Title: 
Our Place
3. Project partner contact information : 
UWS, Centre for Educational Research
Main Contact: 
Margaret Sommerville
5. Project description
Provide a short description of the project including strategies, regional challenges, aims and specific project activities.: 

Our Place, Western Sydney’ was a collaborative project between the Centre for Educational Research, University of Western Sydney, the UN Regional Centre of Expertise in Education for Sustainability Development, Greater Western Sydney, and the Office of Environment and Heritage, NSW. The project was designed to find out how community sustainability educators and community members can be assisted to achieve environmental and sustainability outcomes in the region. It was organised in two stages. Stage 1: Community educators, aimed to investigate how community sustainability educators in the Western Sydney region are engaging with their communities and how they can support their communities to get more involved in looking after their local places. Stage 2: Community members, aimed to find out what local places are important to communities in western Sydney and how to support community members to look after their local places

6. Project status
Project report to be released shortly
8. Tagging