Useful Links & Resources

We hope you find some of these links, including the information and links available at these pages, useful.  Please email admin@unrcemd.net.au if you find a broken link or think we should add a link.

For information on some of the concepts around sustainability, specifically Wicked Problems, and the related concepts of Anticipatory Design and Places to Intervene in a System.  We hope you find the links and information here useful.

Overarching Bodies:

United Nations RCE page (with links to RCEs worldwide)

UNESCO Decade of Education for Sustainable Development

Murray-Darling Basin Authority

Education for Sustainability Information and Resources:

Education for Sustainable Development Toolkit (2002, a manual for individuals and organisations from both the education and community sectors)

Earth Charter International (ethical principles for sustainability)

Australian Government, Sustainability Education

Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative (AuSSI)

Living Sustainably: the Australian Government’s National Action Plan for Education for Sustainability (2009)

Cool Australia (free education resources)

CERES Sustainability Hub (resources, networks and case studies of schools and organisations – get inspired!)

Murray-Darling Basin Authority Education Resources

Education for Sustainability (business dedicated to helping your school embed sustainability)

Ecological Footprint Calculators (EPA VIC)

Carrying Capacity Dashboard (QUT, Murray Lane)

Story of Stuff Project

NSW Schools and Education

QLD Sustainability

VIC Sustainability

Research and Professional Bodies (some with EfS resources):

Australian Association for Environmental Education (AAEE)

Australian Research Institute for Environment and Sustainability (ARIES)

Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS, for Higher and Further Education with information about LiFE Index, a management, measurement and improvement tool for Higher Education)

Learning and Teaching Sustainability (Community of Practice for Higher Education)

Australian Education for Sustainability Alliance (Lobby to embed sustainability in all levels of education)

Worldwatch Institute (US-based research organisation)

Post Carbon Institute (US-based, providing resources to help build resilience)

Business Resources:

Global Reporting Initiative (Corporate Social Responsibility)

Forum for the Future (non-profit working globally with business and government for sustainability)

Community Resources:

Our Community (Australian site offering many types of support for community groups)

Sustainable Communities Online (US-based network)

Change Management:

Enabling Change (Australia’s Les Robison, Change Management)

Community Based Social Marketing (Change Management)