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CERES Excursions on the road

In November, four CERES teachers packed up the energy classroom and many gardening resources and set out on the road to Maryborough, central Victoria, for one of the largest science, technology and education events for schools in AUS, the RACV Energy Read more...
http://sustainability.ceres.org.au/project/what-inspires-me-interview-with-colleen-filippa/

What Inspires Me – Interview with Colleen Filippa

Each month, CERES Education features sustainability ambassadors to find out about what inspires them. This month we interview Colleen Filippa, Director of Fifteen Trees who are helping schools visiting CERES reduce their excursions travel carbon emissions. Read more...
http://sustainability.ceres.org.au/project/authentic-learning-and-helping-ceres-a-perfect-match/

CERES Training – Horticulture and Hospitality Training for 2015 now open

CERES is a RTO and offers Certificate II in Horticulture and Certificate II in Hospitality as part of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) program. Training programs are available for the full school year and are tailored to suit the needs of the Read more...
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So why do we need to worry about food waste – doesn’t it break down?

It is true that food waste breaks down, as do all organic materials that were once living things. But unfortunately most of our food waste is thrown into our daily garbage bins as Australians throw as much as 20 per cent of food away – which equates Read more...
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How ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic Connects to the Melbourne Water Kids Teaching Kids Conference

30th January 2015

Organisation: Kids Teaching Kids and Melbourne Water Program: Melbourne Water Kids Teaching Kids Conference – 22-23rd October 2015 This program brings schools together to share their knowledge of

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How ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic Connects to Target Kids Teaching Kids Week

30th January 2015

Organisation: Kids Teaching Kids Program: Target Kids Teaching Kids Week – Sept 7 – 11, 2015 This program helps students celebrate their achievements and develop environmental workshops to be delivered

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2015 Target Kids Teaching Kids Week 7-11 Sept

30th January 2015

Over 12,000 students from more than 400 schools will participate in 2015 Target Kids Teaching Kids Week. Students in every state and territory will tackle local environmental issues and create interactive

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Opportunity to join the KTK Team

29th January 2015

Kids Teaching Kids are seeking an Education Officer to support and deliver the Kids Teaching Kids Program throughout Australia. Applications close 6th Feb 2015.

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MKPS Sustainability Story

28th January 2015

MKP students join kid’s green army and celebrate 15 years of environment action Here is a story of our sustainability journey over the past few years. It’s linked with our Kids Teaching Kids newsletter

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MKPS Tree Day 2014

28th January 2015

Planting Our Future Woodland With Kinglake Landcare Once again Kinglake Landcare group helped us with another project! Once again wonderful Kinglake Landcare helped us to get our school growing. Since

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MKPS – Sprinkler System and New Tank

28th January 2015

Sprinkler System and Plumbing Works Late in 2014 we completed one of our wish list items. We harnessed the rain water from the enormous basketball court roof, installed a tank and pump and a sprinkler

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MKPS – Connected Garden Project

28th January 2015

Connected Garden Project and MKPS Together with other schools we are propagating seeds and growing food to share with other schools in the Connected Gardens Project. Last year we wrote a letter of support

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MKPS – Energy Audit

28th January 2015

Middle Kinglake Primary School – A ResourceSmart School Energy Audit Our school is a Resource Smart School which means that we are part of a funded program that monitors and manages our resource

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MKPS – The Fairy Garden

28th January 2015

      After moving to our new school site a cubby house was built. It is a replica of our old school building that was over a hundred years old. We decided that the garden surrounding it

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MKPS – Wetland Excursion

28th January 2015

MKPS Prep-Grade 2 Camping Activity Day Early in December we travelled up to The Yea Y Water Discovery Centre for our camping activity day. We had an early start with breakfast at school in our PJ’s and

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Frog spotting (Werribee Open Range Zoo)

Frog Spotting (Teacher Members only)

19th December 2014

Event date : October 17, 2015

Join Werribee Open Range Zoo for a fun night of moving around the zoo in the dark and trying to spot frogs or anything else that emerges!

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Raising Rhinos (Werribee Open Range Zoo)

Raising Rhinos (Teacher PD)

19th December 2014

Event date : September 7, 2015

Werribee Open Range Zoo is home to a herd of Southern White Rhinoceros. Find out what role the international market is playing in their demise. Come along for an amazing behind the scenes experience with

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Coastal Connections (Melbourne Zoo)

Coastal Connections (Teacher PD)

19th December 2014

Event date : August 5, 2015

During this full-day program, teachers will find out how Zoos Victoria’s Seal the Loop campaign can bring the current AusVELS geography and cross-curriculum priority of sustainability to life!

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Wurundjeri Dreaming (Healesville Sanctuary)

Wurundjeri Dreaming – Connect to Coranderrk (Teacher PD)

19th December 2014

Event date : May 27, 2015

Learn from indigenous elders and educational experts as we explore ways to embed indigenous culture into our teaching. Meet the Creator Spirits: Bunjil the eagle, Waa the crow and Mindi the snake with

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Consumerism & Conservation (Melbourne Zoo)

Consumerism & Conservation (Teacher PD)

19th December 2014

Event date : May 22, 2015

During this full-day program, teachers will explore how our decision-making and purchase choices are linked to current ecological issues affecting great apes in the wild.

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Fighting Extinction (Werribee Open Range Zoo)

Fighting Extinction (Teacher PD)

19th December 2014

Event date : April 22, 2015

Gain an insight into the fascinating field of work of Zoos Victoria's Reproductive Biologist Dr Marissa Parrot.

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Education for Conservation (Werribee Open Range Zoo)

Education for Conservation: Early Childhood (Teacher Preview) – Werribee Open Range Zoo

19th December 2014

Event date : March 17, 2015

Zoos Victoria has changed our way we engage students with learning. It's all about student centred learning and getting kids immersed out and about in the zoo environment and beyond to create future extinction

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Education for Conservation (Teacher Preview) – Melbourne Zoo

19th December 2014

Event date : March 7, 2015

Primary and Secondary teachers and Early Childhood educators are invited to attend a preview day showcasing the new Education for Conservation models at Melbourne Zoo.

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Education for Conservation: Early Childhood (Teacher Preview) – Melbourne Zoo

19th December 2014

Event date : February 26, 2015

Early Years teachers and Early Childhood educators are invited to attend a preview afternoon, showcasing the new Education for Conservation model at Melbourne Zoo.

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