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Blog – New Schools PPP Project

Visit our blog page documenting our work as Sustainability Partner for the New Schools PPP Project. CERES is will be delivering the ResourceSmart Schools program to these new school over the next 5 years, supporting them in embedding sustainability in Read more...

CERES Training – Environmental Education Course 2017

Our Environmental Education course is back for 2017! Education and Training Manager Lorna Pettifer reflects and shares what she enjoys about delivering the course since it first launched in 2015. Covering 5 key areas of sustainability, this 8 week course Read more...

CERES Global return from India and Cuba trips

CERES Global have been busy over the past few months leading group trips to India and Cuba visiting community organisations and forming new partnerships. We were in Cuba during the passing of Fidel’s passing, an incredible time to be there. Next Read more...

What Inspires Me – Maree Bailey

This month we interview Maree Bailey, Sustainability Leader at Mentone Primary School and ResourceSmart Teacher of the Year 2016. Mentone Primary School is a recent 5Star school winning several awards last year, and with Maree at the helm of sustainability Read more...

CERES Incursions – Early Childhood programs are back!

After a redevelopment hiatus, CERES Education is re-introducing Early Childhood Incursions in 2017 with an exciting new format. Choose from themes ‘Farm to Fork’ and The 4Rs. Professional Development workshops are also now available for Early Read more...
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Melbourne Girls’ College – Carbon- Neutral Human-Powered Pedal Cinema

23rd February 2017

Event date : February 24, 2017

A fun, interactive, carbon neutral cinematic experience for the whole family! Come along to MGC's annual Human Powered Moonlight Cinema showing 'Finding Dory'


Mother teresa’s new solar system

19th February 2017

During the summer holidays Mother Teresa P.S had a new solar system installed. This system when running at full capacity will save us 75% of our energy costs. It is an amazing installation. Students from

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12th Annual School Sustainability Festival

14th February 2017

Friday 15 September 2017 9.30am – 2.30pm The School Sustainability Festival is now in its 12th year and open to all schools!  This is a fantastic day filled with workshops, awards and fun. Connect

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Human Powered Classroom coming to CERES

30th January 2017

The Human Powered Classroom is an exciting new education space being developed at CERES!

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CERES increasing solar and reducing our impact

30th January 2017

CERES has always been about sustainability …and trying to give back to the earth more than we take.   Over the last 35 years our community has taken an abandoned wasteland and rehabilitated

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ParentPaperwork helping schools save billions of pieces of paper

28th January 2017

Join ParentPaperwork’s global goal to save schools a billion pieces of paper a year! Your school, your values What a school places value on can say a lot of about the culture and community of the school.

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CERES Global return from India and Cuba trips

27th January 2017

Check out what CERES Global got up to on their recent trips to India and Cuba.

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Environmental Education Course at CERES

25th January 2017

Our Environmental Education course is back again for 2017!

Steps to Sustainability 2017

Steps to Sustainability Conference 2017

24th January 2017

Event date : March 24, 2017

The 2017 Steps to Sustainability Conference will explore and showcase school sustainability leadership (student, teacher, whole-of-school, community partnerships, curriculum and ELC) through presentations

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What Inspires Me – Interview with Maree Bailey, ResourceSmart Teacher of the Year 2016

18th January 2017

In this editions of 'What Inspires Me' we feature Maree Bailey, Sustainability Leader at new 5Star School Mentone Primary School. Maree was awarded Teacher of the Year Primary School 2016 at last year's


November 2016 Sustainable School of the Month – Seaford Park Primary School

18th January 2017

      To celebrate Frankston City’s status as Australia’s Sustainable City of the Year 2015, each month from June to November a local school will be chosen as the Sustainable School


Planting, Planning & Play – Planning Outdoor Environments in Schools

16th January 2017

Event date : May 5, 2017

Come along to this one day seminar all about planning outdoor environments in schools. Seminar is presented by Jeavons Landscape Architects.

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Leading ResourceSmart Schools

19th December 2016

Event date : February 28, 2017

This free workshop is available to 4Star and 5Star ResourceSmart Schools. Attend to network with champion four and five star schools from across the state to learn about new tools, resources, and engagement

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STEAM & Sustainability – a day of professional learning for primary teachers

19th December 2016

Event date : February 24, 2017

Join the Design & Technology Teachers’ Association Vic, and Environmental Education Victoria for a day of professional learning, upskilling and networking for teachers who care about STEAM and susta...


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15th December 2016

Congratulations to our HPV team who did extremely well at the RACV Energy Breakthrough at Maryborough. Our team performed brilliantly and placed 4th overall.



14th December 2016

The minister of Education removed the first brick in our renovations last week. The outside of the school will remain the same as it is a hereitage listed building but the inside will be refurbished. Everyone


PENCILS Community

14th December 2016

We have volunteered to assist a charity called “PENCILS Community” who collect used and discarded pencils and other stationery items to send to children in need in schools and orphanges around


Tip of the Week

14th December 2016

Just a quick tip; Did you know that outside Coles supermarket in Frankston you can recycle plastics from biscuits etc and they reuse them to make plastic seating?


HPV Human Powered Vehicle Team

14th December 2016

Preparing for the Maryborough race takes a lot of time and effort and cannot be achieved without our wonderful sponsors. Thanks to Autobarn Frankston, Eview Group, Ginger Lily, R & J Batteries, Dennis


Tomorrow’s Leaders for Sustainability

12th December 2016

Year 6 Students created this powerpoint and presented it to a Campus Assembly to show some of the work they had covered in the course run by Port Phillip Eco Centre