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Our Say – Climate Change – Could you live without coffee?

Written by Nick Rickard. Like many coffee is a big part of my daily routine, but unfortunately a world without an abundance of coffee may be a reality in the not too distant future. Read about the impacts climate change has on coffee – a must read Read more...
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What Inspires Me – Interview with Shane French

We interview our very own Shane French, manager of our Excursion and Incursion programs at CERES. Shane has worked at CERES for over 10 years, and shares his sustainability highlights and obstacles. Also find out about some exciting CERES Education news! Read more...
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CERES Outreach – Embedding sustainability education into new VIC schools

CERES has been chosen as a Sustainability Partner for the delivery of 15 new schools in the New Schools PPP Project – the largest new school building project in VIC. CERES will embed sustainability education over a significant period to these schools Read more...
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CERES Training – Celebrations and 2016 Training Dates

CERES Training Programs had a wonderful year in 2015. In November we celebrated our VET students’ completion of units with 2 graduation ceremonies. Read more about our celebrations, and check out 2016 dates for our popular training programs!   Read more...
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CERES Excursions – Travelling around Victoria to deliver ‘Do More with LESS’

Our Excursions team traveled around Victoria last year to deliver our ‘Do More with LESS’ conferences to schools in regional Victoria.  To date 400 environmental leaders from 45 rural and regional schools have participated. Find out more Read more...
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Energising schools to combat climate change

5th February 2016

Written by Jane Burns CERES Education Outreach Manager Energy consumption is Victorian schools’ greatest impact on the environment and a significant contributor to climate change. With the current Victorian

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Our Say: When I go on holidays, so do my sustainable habits

4th February 2016

By Michelle Sanahon Outreach Communications Manager If what you’re after is a relaxing holiday, it’s fair to say that most of us can’t achieve this being at home. You spend the whole time thinking

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The buzz about BioBlitz

3rd February 2016

Event date : March 4, 2016

Over 24 hours, you can join guided events from beachcombing to bat detecting, led by some of Melbourne’s finest biodiversity experts and ecologists. Help us find out more about the many species that

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Water Use, Quality and Sensitive Urban Design workshop

3rd February 2016

Event date : June 2, 2016

As part of our 8 week Environmental Education Course, this workshop has been designed for special interest individual PD days for teachers, parents and the wider community.

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Waste, Organic Recycling and Life Cycle Analysis workshop

3rd February 2016

Event date : May 26, 2016

As part of our 8 week Environmental Education Course, this workshop has been designed for special interest individual PD days for teachers, parents and the wider community.

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Energy Use, Climate Change and Renewable Energy workshop

3rd February 2016

Event date : May 19, 2016

As part of our 8 week Environmental Education Course, this workshop has been designed for special interest individual PD days for teachers, parents and the wider community.

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Biodiversity & Sustainable Food Systems workshop

3rd February 2016

Event date : May 12, 2016

As part of our 8 week Environmental Education Course, this workshop has been designed for special interest individual PD days for teachers, parents and the wider community.

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People, Behaviour Change and Community Engagement workshop

3rd February 2016

Event date : May 5, 2016

As part of our 8 week Environmental Education Course, this workshop has been designed for special interest individual PD days for teachers, parents and the wider community.

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Cranbourne East Primary School kick off their sustainability year with a CERES Incursion

3rd February 2016

Starting the year off with a whole school incursion with the CERES team.

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Environmental Education Course

2nd February 2016

Thursday 28 April – 16 June 2016 8 sessions from 10:00am – 4:00pm Interested in creating change for sustainability through education and communication? CERES has been in the business of educating

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What Inspires Me – Interview with Anthony Mangelsdorf

1st February 2016

CERES Education Interview with Anthony Mangelsdorf The Environmental & Sustainability 2014 Educator of the Year ResourceSmart Schools Coordinator for the Barwon South West region Outdoor Environmental

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The First Enviro. Book Club at CERES

19th January 2016

Event date : February 19, 2016

Come share in the review of the current climate change publications that challenge how we need to tackle this critical issue now and into the future.

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Steps to Sustainability 2016

17th December 2015

Event date : March 7, 2016

The Steps to Sustainability Conference for 2016 will bring together teachers and educators to explore the social and environmental impacts of our society and how we lead change into the future.

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VISY Waste Excursion and Education

16th December 2015

Students visit VISY Recycling Centre   30 students across years 7 – 10 visited the VISY Recycling Centre in Dandenong on 12th November 2015.  These students will become recycling ambassadors for

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Mount Martha Sewage Plant

15th December 2015

Year 10 students visit to the Mt Martha Sewage Treatment Plant   Year 10 Humanities students visited the South East Water Sewage Treatment Plant in Mt Martha. This excursion provided a valuable learning

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Don’t Palm Us Off Presentation

14th December 2015

One of our grade 5/6 students delivered a presentation on the importance of not purchasing products which contain palm oil, and the negative impacts it has on the orangutans and their habitat. Our school

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Climate Change Mock Election Case Study

11th December 2015

In 2013, a group of 6 yr9 EnviroFriends students attended a 3 day conference called Power Shift. This conference, run by AYCC, outlined many of the issues surrounding climate change, including government

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Article for the CEM website

10th December 2015

The 2015 ISIC Ambassadors, Erin, Daniel, Claudia and Osgar will feature on the CEM (Catholic Education Melbourne) website with an article they wrote: This year, St Catherine’s Primary in Moorabbin was

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Nude Food comes to St Catherine’s

10th December 2015

On Wednesday 18th November, we began our Nude Food introduction. We have encouraged and taught the students about Nude Food through SRC presentation and class work.  We will be working to support this every

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Things of Bintrest

10th December 2015

As part of growing as a sustainable community, the staff and students and St Catherine’s will now increase recycling at school to include other items – not just paper.  A great step in supporting

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