Our yearly Green Schools Program offers free hands-on educational experiences, such as student leadership training, staff professional development sessions (online and face-to-face) and incursions and excursions on a range of topics including biodiversity, water, energy, Indigenous culture, gardening, waste and recycling.
Download the Green-Schools-Program-2018-full.pdf(PDF, 3MB)
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All sessions link to one or more of the following Victorian Curriculum standards: Humanities, Science, English, Civics and Citizenship and the cross-curriculum priorities.
Student Leadership Scholarship Program
Tomorrows Leaders for Sustainability program supports an expert mentor to guide students through leadership training, problem-solving, research and the completion of a sustainability project. Learn more about the program and see what participating schools achieved last year.
To learn more about the free opportunities available through our Green Schools Program or to tailor a session to suit specific learning outcomes, please contact Stonnington's Environmental Education Officer on 8290 2051 or email.
Staff PD: Create a culture for change and school tour
Thursday 22 February, 4.30-6.45pm
PD - Create a culture for change
Learn to increase the ability of children, students, staff and families to participate in new routines, projects and programs in this professional development workshop. Learn about behavioural science, how to overcome change fatigue, hear stories from other teachers and get techniques that you can use straight away to implement change.
Staff school tour - St Joseph's Primary School, Malvern
Staff will take you on a shot 'walk and talk' showing the sustainability features of the school including the indigenous garden that was researched, planned and designed by students, the recently installed bat box, an impressive veggie garden and the hungry bins that turn the schools food waste into food for the garden.
Teachers attending this PD can register their PD hours with BOSTES.
Staff PD: Scholarship Program delivered by Cool Australia
Our Scholarship Program includes a wide range of fully subsidised Cool Australia online professional development courses.
Embed sustainability into your current curriculum, measure waste using Maths and teach about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures, all in just 1-2 hours.
- Learn anywhere, anytime
- Explore at your own pace
- Get practical advice and resources
- Boost your PD hours
Teachers have access to the course for 12 months from the date of enrolment. Invite your colleagues and learn together.
For course details download our City of Stonnington Staff Scholarship Program 2017(PDF, 6MB).
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