How ResourceSmart Schools Connects to City of Kingston’s Services to Schools

City of KingstonOrganisation: City of Kingston

Program: Council services to schools

This program supports sustainability practices in schools and contributes to council’s environment and sustainability goals.

Connects to the following modules of ResourceSmart Schools: Core, Biodiversity, Waste, Water, Energy

Accessible to schools in the following Melbourne metropolitan regions: Southern

Appropriate for students in:
Early Childhood
Primary – Prep to Grade 2
Primary – Grade 3 to Grade 6
Secondary – Year 7 to Year 10
Secondary – Year 11 to Year 12

What is offered to schools:

Kingston City Council offers schools support with their sustainability journey through:

  • Sponsoring 25 schools to participant in the ‘I sea, I care’ marine ambassador student leadership program (run by Dolphin Research Institute)
  • Sponsoring 2-3 schools to attend the Kids Teaching Kids Conference each year
  • Organising the Kingston’s Big Green School’s Conference annually
  • Running interactive Teacher Environment network meetings each term
  • Showcasing and promoting Kingston school sustainability initiatives
  • Facilitating Kingston schools through the ResourceSmart Schools framework
  • Assisting schools with environmental events including Clean Up Australia Day, EnviroWeek, Kids Teaching Kids Week, National Tree Day
  • Organising sustainability guest speakers
  • Assisting schools network, build partnership and fostering sustainability leadership
  • Waste incursions with a litter, worm farm and composting focus.
  • Teacher PD sessions on any sustainability topic

Website: http://www.kingston.vic.gov.au/Home

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By City of Kingston|2018-06-25T15:16:08+10:00April 10th, 2014|0 Comments
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