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Demystifying Sustainability - Full Day Workshop4 days away

Monday, 3 June 2024 from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sustainable Futures and Emerging Technologies Education Centre

Ticket Information

Type Price Quantity
Standard Registration (ex GST for EQ School participants) $109.10
Standard Registration (includes GST for Individuals, Industry and Non EQ Schools) $120.00

Event Details

Hosted as part of the 2024 Meridan State College Festival of Learning

Venue: SFET Education Centre - Rainforest Retreat
Date:  Monday 3rd June 2024
Time:  9:00am - 2:00pm -  Includes morning tea and lunch
Cost:  $120 inc GST
Payment Options:   Payment is via Credit Card when you book online.  If you are a community member who wishes to attend and would like to pay in person via cash or card, we will need to arrange this with you.   Please contact Bronwen Stewart via 07 5490 2666 to organise.

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The Sustainable Futures and Emerging Technologies Education Centre at Meridan State College invites educators, businesses and the broader community from across the Sunshine Coast and beyond to join us for this excellent professional and personal learning opportunity with Dr Kim Polistina.   Kim has over 35 years experience working and living change for sustainability.   She is the founder and director of Eternal World - a Sunshine Coast business driven to achieve social change to achieve a sustainable world. 

The workshop is designed to answer all your questions about sustainability. Take a journey through the history of sustainability arriving at an understanding of the current global to local change required to implement sustainability, including achieving the sustainable development goals.

Join us to:

• Develop a deeper understanding of sustainability and the UNESCO Sustainable Development Goals.

• Learn how easy it is for everyone to be involved in this exciting change in all aspects of our personal, work and social lives.

• Take part in practical activities that will support all learners to deepen their own understanding of sustainability.


About the Workshop Facilitator

Dr. Kim Polistina
Ph.D (GU); Ph.D (CQU); FHEA (TAE) (UK)

Kim has over 30 years of experience working and living change for sustainability.  The main priorities of her work are cultural and social behaviour change and the development of an equitable and just global citizenry. She completed her first Doctor of Philosophy at Griffith University examining local community processes for sharing pro-environmental knowledge in both non-Indigenous and Indigenous communities. She completed a second Doctor of Philosophy at CQUniversity looking at human behaviours detrimental to social change towards sustainability and the benefits of community sustainability frameworks for combating these behavioural barriers.

In her educator/trainer capacity she has taught groups and individuals from all sectors of society and walks of life.  This work has spanned local community group courses through to international social regeneration projects. In this capacity, her skills in the development of course content and assessment earned her the award of Fellow of Teaching and Assessment with the Higher Education Academy in Britain.    

Her research expertise has focused on the social and cultural elements of sustainability. She is an accomplished academic author, presenter, and facilitator. She is passionate about protecting our natural world and strives to incorporate environmental sustainability in her work and personal life.



CANCELLATION POLICY - A 50% cancellation fee is applicable if the cancellation is within 48 hours of the event. Cancellations need to be made via our Hub Logistics Officer Bronwen Stewart on 5490 2666.





Sustainable Futures and Emerging Technologies Education Centre Meridan State College
214 Parklands Boulevard
Meridan Plains Queensland
Australia 4551