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What Inspires Me – Interview with Andrew Mahar AM

We interview Andrew Mahar AM, co-founder of WithOneSeed, a social enterprise working with Timor Leste in taking action on climate change through community forestry. WithOneSeed also develop education programs in Australia to raise the importance of Read more...

CERES Training – Environmental Education PD Workshops

Our exciting new Environmental Education course started in July, but it doesn’t mean you’ve missed out. Attend a class or two (or more) as a teacher PD day. There are 4 sessions left and classes range from behaviour change to sustainable Read more...

CERES Excursions – Recycle your batteries at CERES

Batteries are toxic time bombs! Only 6% of batteries are recycled in Australia, which equates to over 10,000 tonnes going to landfill! Imagine all the heavy metals and toxic elements seeping into the environment as a result.              Read more...

Our Say – Encouraging Nature Play

By Deanne Jones – As I stood watching my daughter, son and other children enjoy the simplicity of mud, it took me back to my own childhood. Although I don’t have actual vivid memories of the event, I recalled pictures of myself in my high waisted Read more...
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CERES celebrates involvement in the New Schools PPP Project

4th September 2015

Cheers and champagne flowed in the CERES Education offices on Wednesday as the Premier announced our involvement in the New Schools Public Private Partnership Project.

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‘Waste no More’ workshop for schools

3rd September 2015

Event date : September 17, 2015

This FREE workshop will help your school reduce waste going to landfill, improve your recycling streams, save money and complete actions for the ResourceSmart Schools Waste module.


Our Say: The truth behind the clothes you wear

3rd September 2015

By Michelle Sanahon. If you knew the shocking social and environmental impacts of the clothes you wore, would you change the way you shopped?

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What Inspires Me – Interview with Irene Meredith

1st September 2015

Interview with Irene Meredith, the passionate Sustainability Coordinator at Manchester Primary School (2014 ResourceSmart School of the Year)


Our Energy Journey at James Cook

27th August 2015

Over the last two years James Cook Primary School has developed environmentally sound attitudes, habits and values in our school. Linking with our school value of respect ourselves, others and the environment,

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Cultivating Communities Garden Program at BVPS

26th August 2015

Cultivating Communities Cultivating Communities is our school program that we go to on Friday. The students in LN2 go into our school garden every Friday to learn how to care for our garden and plant vegetables

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Great Explorations Conference and Melbourne Families in Nature

25th August 2015

Event date : October 16, 2015

A unique professional development and nature play conference which will include engaging and thoughtful training on how to get kids back outside and connected with nature through story, play and explo...

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Sustainability Summit – UN Youth Victoria

25th August 2015

Event date : September 14, 2015

The Sustainability Summit is a day long conference which will provide students from Years 9-12 with the opportunity to explore the theme of a rapidly growing and changing global community, and the challenges


Tree Day

19th August 2015

Tree day was on 24th of July 2015, The Green Team baked cookies at lunch time down at the Kitchen Garden with Andrea’s help. Karen had set up the ingredients for us to make ANZAC cookies, chocolate chip

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19th August 2015

KIDS took control of classrooms at Silverton Primary School for a day. The Noble Park North school hosted its fourth annual Kids Teaching Kids conference on Friday 12 September, and was attended by Dandenong

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City of Dandenong Sustainability Awards and DHERT Students

19th August 2015

A student's piece about the school's environmental group and their sustainability award win.


Earth Hour Day

14th August 2015

On the last day of Term 1, William Ruthven Primary School celebrated Earth Hour Day. Our environmental leaders helped students around the school with their activities and taught them more about being more

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12th August 2015

Images from Brunswick South West Primary School's school gardens.

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Getting rid of old Clothes

11th August 2015

Thursday 10th September The Southern Cross Recycling van will be coming to the school to collect any old clothes, sheets, books and toys you want to get rid of. Start cleaning out those cupboards and bring

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The Start Of St Brendan’s Journey

7th August 2015

Our school is 19 years old and has been established on old orchard fields that were donated by a local parishioner in the area. It is a flat area that virtually is a blank page ready for planting. We would



7th August 2015

The school will no longer be collecting the plastic in the library. However there is GREAT NEWS!!! Coles and Woolworths offer the same service for free. Please collect all your plastic packaging at home


What Inspires Me – Interview with Andrew Mahar AM

5th August 2015

Interview with Andrew Mahar AM, co-founder of WithOneSeed, a social enterprise taking action on climate change through community forestry in Timor Leste.

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Our Say – Encouraging Nature Play

3rd August 2015

By Deanne Jones - On National Tree Day (Sunday 26th of July), my family and I decided to do our bit to ‘green’ the environment. My four year old, Maya was particularly excited...

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Environmental Education PD Workshops

2nd August 2015

Missed the start of our new Environmental Education course? Good news! You can attend the sessions as individual PD days. Pick and choose which sessions you'd like to come along to.