CERES Professional Learning Workshops

Highly experienced and passionate CERES educators can come to your school, early childhood centre, network meeting or event to facilitate a variety of teacher professional development workshops up to 2 hours in length. These sessions are informative, empowering and include hands-on activities that can be used in schools and early childhood centres.

ResourceSmart Schools helps over 1,000 schools develop a whole-school approach to sustainability. CERES helped create this award-winning program and has been delivering it for over 10 years. In this workshop participants will learn what is involved in ResourceSmart Schools, what other schools have achieved, and hands-on experience with different tools that help a school become more environmentally-friendly.

This workshop introduces the elements of Education for Sustainability – Heart, Head, Hands. Find out how to engage children in nature play, have some fun with hands-on activities and learn what other centres are doing to reduce their impact on the Earth. There will also be time to think about opportunities to enhance the sustainability programs at your centre.

Want to map sustainability to the Curriculum? CERES is here to help with this engaging and hands-on workshop that helps educators include sustainability into the curriculum in meaningful ways.

More information to come. Please submit an enquiry form if you’re interested in this workshop.

More information to come. Please submit an enquiry form if you’re interested in this workshop.

More information to come. Please submit an enquiry form if you’re interested in this workshop.

There are many ways to work smarter when it comes to sustainability projects and campaigns. In this workshop, CERES will share some of the tips, tricks and tools for organising sustainability programs. We will explore how to create a plan, launch a project, engage community and celebrate achievements. We will also discuss what it takes to change behaviours and look at some of the planning tools used by others.

This popular workshop shares the tips and tricks for writing a successful grant application. We will also explore the types of grants that are available and where to find them. Read successful applications and learn how to add some sparkle so your application stands out.

More information to come. Please submit an enquiry form if you’re interested in this workshop.

More information to come. Please submit an enquiry form if you’re interested in this workshop.

Please contact us at outreach@ceres.org.au with your topic and we’ll be in touch to discuss.

Workshops for Early Childhood Educators

All workshops run for up to 2 hours.

Education for Sustainability

This workshop introduces the elements of Education for Sustainability – Heart, Head, Hands. Find out how to engage children and have some fun with hands-on activities. Learn what other centres are doing to reduce their impact on the Earth. There will also be time to think about opportunities to enhance the sustainability programs at your centre and create a sustainability snapshot.

Wild about Waste

Explore the 5 R’s and how to minimise waste at your centre. Enjoy an interactive presentation highlighting the latest waste issues followed by an opportunity to learn some local solutions to implement as part of daily practices and teaching and learning.

Splash into Water Conservation

Discover the current issues associated with water and how water saving initiatives can be introduced into your centre. Learn why conserving water is essential to all life on our planet and what hands-on activities can increase the knowledge and empowerment of the children at your centre.

Discovering Energy and Climate Change

Learn about the concept of ‘Energy’, the different forms and energy transformations, and how these can be introduced through play at your centre.
Explore electricity, how we can conserve it and ways in which we can minimise our carbon footprint. Understand the theory of climate change and what you can do at your centre!

Teeming with Biodiversity – Exploring your Yard as a Habitat

Developing a heart connection to nature in the formative years is imperative to raising empowered and active citizens. Learn how to introduce nature play and other biodiversity based activities into your centre whilst building habitat for local flora and fauna.

Climate Change and Talking to Children

Climate change is a pressing issue facing all walks of life, and the children at your centre probably have questions about it! It’s not however the easiest issue to explain. Learn about the current science and the strategies to talk to young children to help empower them to understand not only what climate change is all about—but also what they can do to help.

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Contact the Education Outreach Team

(03) 9389 0133

outreach@ceres.org.au