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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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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...
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Our Say – Put that drumstick down and let’s veg out

Food is a really big part of my life, as I assume it is for most people. Some would even consider me a ‘foodie’. About 5 years ago, I made the decision to become vegetarian completely for sustainability reasons. Have you considered the environmental Read more...
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What Inspires Me – Andy, from Matt and Andy

This month we interview Andy, one half of Matt and Andy, an entertaining duo promoting sustainability through performance. Matt and Andy have shows designed for adults and students helping people make behaviour change fun. Touring Melbourne from 11 July Read more...
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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.

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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.

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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

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EASL: Green time versus screen time

24th May 2016

Event date : June 1, 2016

The session aims to increase your understanding and awareness of the impact of Green Time (time in nature and natural environments) versus Screen Time for children and teenagers, along with providing you

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The Story of Our Orchard and Native Bee Hotel

23rd May 2016

KILLARA PRIMARY SCHOOL’S ORCHARD & NATIVE BEE HOTEL Back in July 2014, after receiving a plum tree as part of the Sunbury Community Health Centre’s Healthy Living Hume Program, the Sustainability

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Grade 1/2 Water projects

15th May 2016

mason gaia and tibaud Miya and Alexandra1 Our grade 1/2 students completed powerpoint presentations on how our school could be more water efficient. These were presented to the principal and school ar...

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Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden

15th May 2016

Our students have been hard at work in our kitchen garden and shared some recipes and tips on the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden website: https://www.facebook.com/SAKGF/videos/1166983116678254/ https://www.facebook.com/SAKGF/videos/1165290680180831/

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Working Bee

15th May 2016

We held a working bee on April 16th, 2016 to get the grounds ready for the next step of our indigenous garden. It was attended by parents, staff and community members.

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Working bee at Mentone Primary School

12th May 2016

We had a working bee at Mentone PS recently. A big tidy up was achieved, mulch was moved into garden beds; 200 new indigenous plants were planted; drains & gutters were cleared & hedges trimmed.

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Sustainability at School and EnviroDay

11th May 2016

In Term 3, 2015 Belle Vue was officially awarded its first environmental star as part of the ResourceSmart Schools program. Belle Vue is now an official one star school and we will be taking the next step

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Mentone Primary Schools awarded 2015 School of the Year by Kingston Council

11th May 2016

Mentone primary is pleased to announce it is a joint recipient of the 2015 ‘I sea, I care’, award for School of the Year! We were named together with St. Catherine’s for our work towards sustainability

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CERES Educator wins EEV’s Environmental Educator of the Year award

11th May 2016

We are proud to announce that CERES Education Outreach manager Jane Burns was named joint winner of EEV's 2015 Victorian Environmental and Sustainability Educator of the Year award.

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Our Say: Put that drumstick down and let’s veg out

6th May 2016

By Nick Rickard Outreach Educator Food is a really big part of my life, as I assume it is for most people. Some would even consider me a ‘foodie’. About 5 years ago, I made the decision to become vegetarian.

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Melba College Open Day

5th May 2016

Year 11 VCAL Personal Development students made parsley and calendula egg-shell seed cases for Grade 6 students to take home and plant.

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Pete The Permie at Donvale

5th May 2016

This term Carey works towards establishing a “Living Museum” Heritage Orchard on their Donvale campus.

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Vegetable Garden with the students

5th May 2016

At Greensborough we encourage knowledge about healthy eating and knowing where their food comes from. Students are able to garden with the teachers and learn about the different needs of plants. It promotes

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Edible Forest Garden

5th May 2016

During 2015 Melba College staff and students have collaborated with the Gould League to develop a no-dig Edible Forest Garden in the Junior campus school grounds. This collaboration was made possible due

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Torch Articles

5th May 2016

Below are two articles that appeared in our school magazine ‘The Torch’ during 2015, celebrating Enviro at our Donvale campus.

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U.S students bringing new life to CERES cultural villages

4th May 2016

CERES is very fortunate in working with students from Worchester Polytechnics Institute (WPI) in the United States. In the past few years, students have been coming down under to CERES as part of their

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ResourceSmart in Early Childhood Update

4th May 2016

CERES Outreach Education has made a focused effort to further engage the Early Childhood sector following on from the pilot for Sustainability Victoria in 2013-15. CERES proudly assisted two out of the

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