We have developed a range of resources to enable us to come together and care for our common home. As well as providing the narrative posters and resources to engage in the storytelling campaign, we have also provided a set of Laudato si’postcards that can be used for reflection.
Sharing stories to renew our connection to 'our common home'
Our First Steps Home - Sharing our stories
To launch Sustainability at EREA, we are embarking upon a storytelling campaign. We invite you to share your story of advocating for the rights of all people and our planet. Making our practices more visible might set our schools on thepath envisaged by Pope Francis. One where. "everything is interconnected and genuine care for our own lives and our relationships with nature is inseparable from fraternity, justice and faithfulness to others."(LS 70).
This toolkit will help you tell your story as a journey board, video or podcast. It also includes a guide for teachers to assist students in this creative process. All you need is at your fingertips and by telling your story, you will be joining thousands of other young people across the country in helping to shine a light on the work that schools across the EREA Network are doing to care for our common home.
Held side by side in Canberra, the EREA Principals Conference (May 31- June 2) and the National Gathering for Sustainability (June 1) will bring our network together to co-inquire and co-create our emerging future. With stories from the storytelling campaign harvested, we will have the opportunity to reflect on where we are, while we also take the time to create new possibilities. Stay tuned for more information about registering for the National Gathering for Sustainability.
We acknowledge the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia as the traditional owners and custodians of the land of our schools. We are inspired and nurtured by their wisdom, spirituality and experience. We commit ourselves to actively work alongside them for reconciliation and justice. We pay our respects to the Elders; past, present and future. As we take our next step we remember the first footsteps taken on this sacred land.