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Zayed Global High Schools

September 19, 2014,    By: Coburg Senior High School

Zayed Global High School Video Submission Below is our submission for an international energy grant from the UAE. 1. CSHS 2. Sustainable energy, ecology and education 3.We propose to create a sustainable energy research, development and manufacturing laboratory called the “Future Factory”. Based on the Romney shed (UK), the laboratory will be locally designed and [...]

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Wind Turbine Installation

September 19, 2014,    By: Coburg Senior High School

In April 2013, sustainability at CSHS took a turn for the better. Teachers Anthony Carter and Theo Hartman were notified of the AUSSI grant through Tiff Bollhorn of CERES. With the award of the AuSSI grant they then applied for and were awarded the DEECD Energy Efficiency Grant.

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ResourceSmart School Awards 2014 Winners are…

September 11, 2014,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

The ResourceSmart Schools Awards 2014 was held on Monday Sept 8th at the Melbourne Convention Centre, and like previous years, the CERES Education Outreach team was there to cheer on these great schools!

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CERES Short Courses before the end of 2014

September 11, 2014,    By: CERES Education – Training Team

CERES short courses invites you to explore and discover the world of permaculture, urban farming and sustainable gardening. Get your hands dirty and connect with your community.

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Sustainability – Prep and Grade 1

September 10, 2014,    By: St Andrews Christian College

This year at St Andrews Christian College, we have developed a new subject, titled Sustainability, for the Preps and Grade 1s. The students have been looking at themes such as water, energy and waste. The students have been learning that they can make a difference in the world they live in by the choices they [...]

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Position Available – CERES Education Outreach Educator

September 10, 2014,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

We are currently seeking an Outreach Educator to join the CERES Education Team. This role involves delivering the ResourceSmart Schools initiative to schools in the Eastern and Southern Metropolitan Regions of Melbourne.

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Congratulations Nathalia & District Preschool – finalist in the Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2014

September 9, 2014,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

Nathalia & District Preschool has been announced as a finalist in the 2014 Premier’s Sustainability Awards for their project Nathalia & District Preschool’s Sustainable Journey, focussing on sustainability awareness raising, behaviour change and education of the whole child.

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Congratulations St Louis de Montfort’s Primary School – finalist in the Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2014

September 9, 2014,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

St Louis de Montfort’s Primary School in Aspendale has been announced as a finalist in the 2014 Premier’s Sustainability Awards for their Leaders in Sustainable Education program, emphasising sustainability around their site and local area as part of their curriculum.

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Congratulations St Macartan’s Primary School – finalist in the Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2014

September 9, 2014,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team
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St Macartan’s Primary School in Mornington has been announced as a finalist in the 2014 Premier’s Sustainability Awards for their project Education for Sustainability.

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Worm Farm

September 8, 2014,    By: St Andrews Christian College

The year two’s have continued their sustainability unit with introducing a worm farm to the school. The incursion involved looking at worms under a microscope and understanding how they lived. They also looked at the environments worms love best and how to care for a worm farm. Our bin has up to 1000 worms in [...]

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Vale – Peter Biro

September 3, 2014,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

After a prolonged illness Peter Biro passed away suddenly and peacefully at Maroondah Hospital, Ringwood on the 1st of September 2014. Peter was a founding member of VAEE…

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Cooking for Change Project

September 1, 2014,    By: CERES Education – Training Team

CERES partnered with Spectrum Migrant Resource Centre to work with young people from diverse backgrounds in a 14 week hospitality work experience program. Students worked on their employability skills while working towards completing Cert II in Hospitality units and planning for a pop-up restaurant event.

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What Inspires Me – Michelle Sanders

August 31, 2014,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

Each month, CERES Education features sustainability educators to find out about what inspires them. This month we interview Michelle Sanders in the lead up to Target Kids Teaching Kids Week.

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December Specials on Excursion and Incursion Programs!

August 31, 2014,    By: CERES Education – Excursions Team
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Christmas has come early with these great December Specials! With 10% off and a FREE CERES Incursion on offer, it’s hard to pass this up!

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Our Say – Heart. Head. Hands.

August 29, 2014,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

By Kirsty Costa CERES has learnt a lot about Education for Sustainability over the past three decades of educating people of all ages but one of the biggest lessons we’ve learnt is ‘keep it simple’. Deeply embedded in CERES’ approach to experiential education is an unpretentious and reasonably uncomplicated framework that traditionally sits with Education [...]

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PPPS Tree Planting Day

August 28, 2014,    By: Plenty Parklands Primary

On Friday July 25th, all classes at Plenty Parklands PS participated in the Planet Ark National Tree Planting Day. Each class planted a tree around the edge of our sports ground to help improve our biodiversity as well as improve shade options. The trees were kindly donated by Toyota Preston and Toyota South Morang. Students [...]

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Spring Workshops and Short Courses are here!

August 27, 2014,    By: CERES Education – Training Team

Spring has sprung and so has our new workshop program for the season! Whether for personal interest or education that you can take back to your schools, bookings are now open across an array of gardening, cooking and craft offerings.

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Kids teaching Kids Water Conference

August 22, 2014,    By: Mill Park Heights Primary School

10 grade 5 and six students attended the Kids Teaching Kids Water Conference at Etihad Stadium and Collingwood Children’s Farm in July. It ran over two days and we learnt so much from the excellent workshops that we attended. The students and schools were so well prepared and knowledgable and they had planned some really fun [...]

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Tree Planting Day

August 22, 2014,    By: Mill Park Heights Primary School

Mill Park Heights students had a great time planting native trees and bushes as part of the National Tree Planting Day in July. We were lucky to get so many donations so that all classes could participate. Native trees and bushes were placed in various places around the school, however we are trying to revegetate an area under some [...]

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Enviroweek

August 22, 2014,    By: Mill Park Heights Primary School

Mill Park Heights Primary School are participating in some fantastic activities to celebrate our environment. Take a look at some of our ideas.

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