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Our Say – Turning the tide on emissions

A student educated in Victoria has one of, if not the highest energy footprint of any student educated anywhere in the world due to the fact that Victoria generates the majority of its electricity from brown coal. Let’s try and change this statistic! Read more...
http://sustainability.ceres.org.au/project/what-inspires-me-interview-with-mark-smith/

What Inspires Me – Interview with Mark Smith

Each month, CERES Education features sustainability ambassadors to find out about what inspires them. This month we interview energy expert Mark Smith (1st from Left) from Planet Savers, one of CERES Education’s longest Partners.        Read more...
http://sustainability.ceres.org.au/project/do-more-with-less-regional-conferences/

CERES Incursions – Do More with LESS Regional Conferences

Incursion educators had a fantastic time facilitating these great conferences, hearing about wonderful eco projects from students, answering questions and engaging the student representatives with all the hands on gadgets and activities in the Mobile Read more...
http://sustainability.ceres.org.au/project/organic-vegetable-gardening-with-olivia-caputo-two-days/

CERES Training – Organic Vegetable Gardening with Olivia Caputo

Join CERES Horticulturist Olivia Caputo in this two day hands-on workshop designed for the beginner veggie gardener who wants to gain an insight into seasonal produce growing. If you want to learn how to get the most from your school kitchen garden, Read more...
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Washing Against Waste

23rd April 2015

Chatham Primary school held its very successful biennial School Fair on Saturday, 28th February 2015.  This Fair is our School’s pre-eminent fund raiser and not only brings past and present students

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Earth Hour Concert

22nd April 2015

Here is a brief summary of how we celebrated Earth Hour in 2015

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Primary Sensory Garden

22nd April 2015

  BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF GARDEN PROJECT   TURNING A “BACK YARD” ENVIRONMENT INTO A SENSORY GARDEN FOR PRIMARY YEARS STUDENTS AT MOUNT EVELYN SPECIAL DEVELOPMENTAL SCHOOL: Mt Evelyn SDS is a

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food

Australian Food

22nd April 2015

Last year the school promoted buying Australian food to reduce the cost to the environment through unnecessary transportation of food, producing green house gasses. We encourage the community to support

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earth hour

Earth Hour

22nd April 2015

2w performed at assembly to show how electricity can pollute the environment and promoted Earth Hour to reduce pollution. Families were asked to participate in Earth Hour by filling out a form and returning

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clena up aus

Clean Up Australia Day

22nd April 2015

The grade 2s have worked together to clean up the school grounds as part of Clean Up Australia Day. Great job Grade 2s

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Box Hill North Primary School Sustainability Survey 2014

20th April 2015

Students and parents were asked to complete the Sustainability survey in 2013 and 2014. Results were presented to the Sustainability Committee and School Council

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Clean Up Australia Day

18th April 2015

In term 1, year 3 students have been learning about environmental sustainability in the lead up to Clean up Australia Day. Each year, year 3 students at PPPS have demonstrated their support for caring

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The Catchment Story

18th April 2015

In term 1, year 3 students were very lucky to have the environmental educators from Darebin Parklands visit our school to teach us about the impact people have on the Darebin Creek. Students were able

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Environment Misconceptions

17th April 2015

The Year six students investigated an inquiry unit about Environmental misconceptions.

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Year 6 Solar Project

16th April 2015

The students researched alternative energy sources. We focused on solar power, researching the benefits of solar power, where it is used and how it works. The students investigated the positive and negative

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Biodiversity at Preshil

16th April 2015

At Preshil, we have been busy with a great project to enhance biodiversity within our school and our curriculum. Please click the link to the blog below to read more: The Pines Project and Biodiversity

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Grant applications

15th April 2015

Overview of grant applications

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RSS

ResourceSmart Schools Facilitator Training Workshops

14th April 2015

Event date : April 28, 2015

The Victorian Association for Environmental Education invites educators and teachers who are central to the success of ResourceSmart Schools to take part in two FREE professional development workshops

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Sustainability Partnership

14th April 2015

Over the last few months the Eco Warriors from Boronia Heights Primary School have been collecting used coffee grounds from  a local café – ‘Koko Lime’.  This is a great partnership that helps

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Fashion Revolution (for the Hub)

Fashion Revolution Day

1st April 2015

Event date : April 24, 2015

On 24 April 2013, 1133 people were killed when the Rana Plaza factory complex collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Get involved in Fashion Revolution Day to raise awareness within the fashion industry and beyond

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Please spare 10-15 minutes for EfS

1st April 2015

The Australian Education for Sustainability Alliance (AESA) is about to commence further research about Education for Sustainability in Australian Schools. Earlier research conducted on behalf of AESA

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Mark Smith

What Inspires Me – Interview with Mark Smith

1st April 2015

This month we interview Mark Smith from Planet Savers for 'What Inpsire Me'

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Our Say April 2015 (for the Hub)

Our Say – Turning the tide on emissions

31st March 2015

In a Victorian school the energy you use is the largest impact you make on the environment. A student in Victoria has one of the highest energy footprint of any student educated anywhere in the world.

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Progress workshops (for Hub)

Helping schools reach for the Stars

31st March 2015

Sustainability Victoria (SV) has provided funding to support two local workshops in each metropolitan and regional area to assist schools in completing modules and stars. The free full-day workshops also

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