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.
Student Leadership Conference with Cool Australia
The conference is a full day of activities, discussions and planning on Friday 27 April.
Empower your students to become sustainability leaders by tapping into their interests, talents and skills. This conference helps students carry out sustainability projects and let their inner leader shine.
Your students will:
- Learn about sustainability through hands-on activities.
- Explore what being a leader means to them.
- Work with their team to plan and develop successful projects.
- Chat with students from other schools about their ideas.
- Develop personal and social capability skills
The "conference is empowering, inspiring, creative and practical" - Sophie Hunter, St Kevin's College teacher
Free bus transport provided, if required.
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).
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.
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