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Our Say – A case for funding sustainability coordinators in schools

Schools can be well placed to provide a learning environment for educating the next generation of sustainable leaders. What sustainability looks like at each school is of differing kinds and degrees, but based on the elements of the ResourceSmart Schools Read more...

CERES Educator wins 2015 Victorian Educator of the Year

We are proud to announce that CERES Education Outreach manager Jane Burns was named joint winner of 2015 Victorian Environmental and Sustainability Educator of the Year award at an Environment Education Victoria event on May 6. Congratulations, Jane! Read more...

What Inspires Me – Malcolm Rands

This month we interview Malcolm Rands, co-founder and CEO of ecostore. Read how this pioneering brand was born, and learn about their new ‘Good Soap for a Good Cause’ fundraising boxes, a healthier and safer alternative for your next fundraiser Read more...

CERES Excursions – Early Childhood Programs

We have a range of activities suitable for 4 and 5 year old children. Each activity can be tailored to suit your learning outcomes and relate to the Early Years Learning Framework. Activities include ‘Worms and Mini-beasts’ and ‘Farm Read more...

CERES Training – Sustainability for Organisations

Our new ‘Sustainability for Organisations’ section of the Hub has been created for learn local organisations to support embedding sustainability into their education and training and organisational practices. Visit the page now to access resources Read more...
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EAL Garden Masterchef style taste testing

21st June 2016

Read attached article about the EAL students experience with tasting the vegetables that they have grown this term.

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Garden Collective, FareShare

16th June 2016

Year 11 VCAL students participated in a pilot for the new gardening program at the school, which connects students and the food they grow, with Victoria’s largest food relief agency FareShare. To

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Positive Charge Case Study

16th June 2016

Coburg North Primary have been working with Positive Charge to get solar panels installed, as well as retrofitting the lights to LEDs. Attached is the Case Study which discuss some of the sustainability


World Environment Day at BSWPS

9th June 2016

We celebrated World Environment Day! The day was launched at Monday morning assembly. The Nature Warriors showed some videos in which prep – year six students were asked :” What do you like

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Moomba Park Primary Enviro Club and School Garden

8th June 2016

At Moomba Park Primary School we have a VOCAL (Voice of Children as Leaders) Group consisting of students in grade 5/6 that show leadership skills and form a Student Representative Council. As part of

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Our Say: A case for funding Sustainability Coordinators in schools

7th June 2016

  By Jane Burns Education Outreach Manager Schools can be well placed to provide a learning environment for educating the next generation of sustainable leaders. What sustainability looks like at

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Free webinar for Schools Tree Day

6th June 2016

Event date : June 16, 2016

When: Thursday, 16 June 2016 (Can’t tune in then? No problem! Register and you will be sent a link for you to watch the webinar at a time that suits you) Time: 4:00 – 5:00pm Where: This webinar

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Training programs in 2017

2nd June 2016

It’s hard to think that we’re already halfway through 2016. Where did that time go? For the super organised teachers and educators already planning for next year, check out the following programs

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What Inspires Me – Interview with Malcolm Rands

2nd June 2016

June 2016 This month we get to know Malcolm Rands, co-founder of ecostore, a brand creating products that are healthier for people and our environment. Also learn about their new fundraiser, ‘Good

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Meet our Land excursions coordinator

2nd June 2016

Darren has a passion for plants and the way people interact with the natural environment. Coming from a horticulture and geography background, he discovered his passion for education and engaging people


ResourceSmart Schools certification numbers soar

1st June 2016

In the past year CERES Outreach have worked with over 270 schools and early childhood centres in Melbourne through delivery of the award-winning program, ResourceSmart Schools. Since June 2015, the team


JEM Secret leaf messages

31st May 2016

The EAL students at Glendal Primary School have been writing positive environmental messages on autumn leaves and then re-releasing these leaves back into the wild of the school playground for other students


Litter Audit Term 2 2016 team Green

31st May 2016

Team Green Completed a Litter Audit over a lunch time collecting rubbish in terms from around the school. Findings were then collected and collated into documentation for waste module.  


Foundation Water wise

30th May 2016

Don’t waste water! Please see the attached newsletter article.



27th May 2016

Our Grade 5/6 Environmental Warriors spent a couple of hours at our local recycling centre. Polytrade Industries took our students around their state-of-the-art facility dedicated to recycling our recyclables.


The Continuation of our St Brendan’s Story

26th May 2016

The Continuation of our St Brendan’s Story 2016 This year we have a very keen Environmental Team who are thinking and implementing ideas in our school. They are implementing the recycling of mobile

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National Schools Tree Planting Day Events (in Stonnington)

24th May 2016

Event date : July 22, 2016

This popular annual event provides a hands-on opportunity for students to improve the biodiversity of their local area through planting indigenous plants and providing habitat for native wildlife.


Sustainable Schools Festival with Port Phillip EcoCentre (funded by Stonnington)

24th May 2016

Event date : September 9, 2016

Celebrate and inspire your sustainability journey at the EcoCentre’s exciting full-day Sustainable Schools Festival.


EASL: Setting up and maintaining your school veggie patch

24th May 2016

Event date : August 17, 2016

This PD session is for Primary and Secondary School community members (teachers, parents, volunteers and support staff) within the EASL Region (Knox, Manningham, Maroondah, Whitehorse and Yarra Ranges