vision and purpose of iEARN is to enable young people
to undertake projects designed to make a meaningful
contribution to the health and welfare of the planet
and its people, making use of ICT for educational and
socially beneficial ends. (Preamble to the iEARN
is a global network dedicated to bringing youth together
through collaborative project work for the benefit of
our planet. It is a not-for-profit organisation with
members in more than 100 countries.
projects of iEARN are initiated and faciliated by
members, teachers and students. All interaction is based
on principles of collaboration and cooperation.
students meeting other students in Moscow
Australia, a founding member Center of iEARN, consists
of teachers and students facilitating low-cost, people-centred,
telecommunications models to demonstrate that primary
and secondary students can make a meaningful contribution
to the health and welfare of our planet and its peoples.
Australia is a teacher and student driven network
that facilitates projects designed to empower young
people to work collaboratively in different parts of
the world to share their understanding of each others'
cultures and their visions for the future.
Australia seeks to enable young people to achieve
outstanding educational outcomes through meaningful
and motivating application of knowledge and skill in
an environment encouraging shared commitment and effort.
Australia is coordinated by a volunteer teacher
Management Team which is elected at the annual general
iEARN Australia is an incorported non-profit
association and .
projects, coordinated or co-coordinated by Australian
teachers, have been recipients of Childnet International
Awards in 1998, 1999 and 2000 and have been finalists
and winners in the Global Bangemann and Stockholm Challenges
in 1999, 2000 and 2001.
information please contact the iEARN
Australia Management Team