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‘I love my Facilitator’ campaign – We did it!

July 1, 2015,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

Thanks to your support, ResourceSmart Schools will continue to received funded support from their facilitator to continue on with their current module through to certification!

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Chicken Project

June 19, 2015,    By: Firbank Grammar School – Sandringham House

FIRBANK GRAMMAR, Sandringham Campus What came first? In the spirit of authenticity we decided our chooks should take their first breath at Sandringham House. In a lot of schools, students learn about life cycles by studying charts and diagrams. However, at the Sandringham Campus, the Year 5 students were given the responsibility of incubating, hatching [...]

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Sustainability Reflections

June 18, 2015,    By: Wantirna Primary School

As part of our CBL students are looking at Sustainability (Waste, Energy, Water, Biodiversity). We asked a couple of students to write a short piece about Sustainability and what it means to them. Over the last few months we started learning about sustainability. I had all these questions in my head. What is sustainability? What [...]

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Calico Bag Day

June 18, 2015,    By: Huntingdale Primary School

At 2.30 grades F-4 will be making a Calico Bag to take to the shops to reduce the use of plastic bags. Grade 5/6 will be doing it on Thursday

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2014 Premier’s Sustainability Awards Education Winner – St Louis de Montfort’s – urges others to enter this year

June 9, 2015,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

St Louis de Montfort’s Primary School in Aspendale won the Education Award in the 2014 Premier’s Sustainability Awards for their work creating a one-of-a-kind educational precinct that supports their whole school approach to developing active environmental citizens and now encourages other sustainability groups to enter the 2015 Premier’s Sustainability Awards.

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Worm Farming

June 9, 2015,    By: Aurora School

This week we watered our radish plants with worm juice from our worm farm. This will help our radish plants to grow strong and healthy when we put them back into the sunshine! Fun in the SMART ROOM THIS WEEK!

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Share your Stories

June 9, 2015,    By: Geelong Do More With LESS Student Leadership Conference

Hello students and teachers! Hopefully you have received my email with the link to this blog and have joined this blog. Please contribute blog posts to this page. This can include content from the conference, your ideas and inspiration and sharing reviews and images from projects back at school with other eco representatives. *please remember to [...]

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The Green Team Report

May 31, 2015,    By: Brandon Park Primary School

Did you know that every single class have their own recycling bin at our school?! The entire school had a competition organised by the Green Team to come up with great designs for each class’ recycling bins, so that the bins will be bright and colourful to look at. Now that each class have recycling [...]

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Middle S has planted a vegetable garden!

May 31, 2015,    By: Brandon Park Primary School

Dirty hands, chatting, digging, measuring – it was all happening yesterday! We planted cauliflower, broccoli, leeks, lettuces, beetroot, peas and carrots in our garden. Maths was part of the job as the children used 1 metre rulers to keep the planting straight (sort of!) and to measure the space needed between each seedling. The garden [...]

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The CERES Complete Urban Chef course

May 31, 2015,    By: CERES Education – Training Team

Sustainable food and mastering the art of wholesome cooking

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Cert II in Horticulture at CERES

May 31, 2015,    By: CERES Education – Training Team

Have you noticed the teams of young people wearing fluro tops working around CERES? They’re learning on the job, contributing to their VCAL/VCE and gaining units towards their Cert II in Horticulture.

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What Inspires Me – Interview with Tom Reddington

May 31, 2015,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

Tom Reddington from AYCC shares how he started in environmental education, and talks about their program, Switched on Schools.

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Biodiversity at Currawong Bush Park

May 28, 2015,    By: Park Orchards Primary School

Year 3 Park Orchards Primary School students took part in a sustainability day at Currawong Bush Park run by Manningham Council. The Year 6  Sustainability leaders also joined them for a great day of learning and hands on activities. See the attached document to find out more.

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Interview about Waste

May 24, 2015,    By: Wantirna Primary School

Recently, two of our Senior Students conducted an interview with Lisa Loulier from the Knox Council. Lisa has provided much advice and assistance over the past 8-12 months so it was decided interviewing her would be a great way to find out what more our school could do to reduce waste. The kids were really [...]

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Clean Up Day

May 18, 2015,    By: St Andrews Christian College
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CLEAN UP DAY As part of the school’s Sustainability Education Program, the Year 8 students were involved in a “Clean Up” activity on Thursday, 26th February 2015. The objective of the activity was to instil in our students the value of making a positive difference to our environment and help them understand that each of [...]

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Energy Audit

May 18, 2015,    By: Plenty Parklands Primary

ENERGY AUDIT On the 17th of May two group of year 4’s, 5’s & 6’s came around the classrooms and took some readings about electricity. Those readings along with some other information will help us save more money and reduce the amount of waste we pollute into the air. These readings show that our school [...]

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Nude Food Day

May 18, 2015,    By: Plenty Parklands Primary

On Wednesday 25th April Plenty Parklands PS held their first \”Nude Food Day.\” The term \”nude food\” refers to food that does not come in wrappers and packaging. By choosing \”nude food\” we can help reduce the amount of waste we create and help keep our school and community beautiful. To raise awareness for this [...]

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Worm Farm

May 13, 2015,    By: Brunswick South West Primary School

Thanks to a group of parents, who have been gardening with our students, the worm farm is now ready for action.

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Osborne’s Kitchen Garden

May 13, 2015,    By: Osborne Primary School

The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program has successfully been running at Osborne for over 3 years. In the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program children across years 3 to 4 spend a minimum of 40 minutes per week in an extensive vegetable garden that they have helped design and build, and which they maintain on the [...]

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Green Team Earth Day Energy Audit

May 8, 2015,    By: Auburn South Primary School

On Earth Day (Wednesday 22nd April) some of the Green Team members conducted an energy audit with Mark from Planet Savers. To find out more, read: Green Team Energy Audit Newsletter.

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