Our yearly Green Schools Program offers free hands-on educational experiences, such as incursions and excursions (see summary below), student leadership training and staff professional development sessions (online and face-to-face). Our 2017 Green Schools Program will be available soon - stay tuned!
Student Leadership Conference
Join our 2017 Leadership Conference with Cool Australia on Friday 10 March.
Empower your students to become sustainability leaders by tapping into their interests, talents and skills.
The Conference is a full-day of activities, discussions and planning. Your students will:
Learn about sustainability ("planet, people, profit") through hands-on activities.
Explore what it means to them to be a leader.
Spend time with their team to plan and develop successful projects.
Chat with students from other schools about their ideas.
Develop Personal and Social Capability skills.
Check out last year Conference!
Email us to register.
Staff PD: Getting creative with climate change
Thursday 23 February, 4 - 6.15pm. Armadale Primary School, Densham Road, Armadale
Creativity plays a vital role in informing, engaging and motivating young people about climate change.
In this workshop, you'll learn about how STEAM - putting the Arts into Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths - will help you talk and teach about climate change.
Staff from Armadale Primary School will also take us on a short 'walk and talk' showing the sustainability features of their school.
Teacher attending this PD can register their PD hours with BOTES.
Email us to register.
Visit our Environmental Education and Design Centre!
Our Environmental Education Centre at TH King Pavilion, 1650 High Street, Glen Iris is a multi-purpose community space and sports pavilion that showcases a range of environmentally sustainable design features including a green roof, thermal chimney and carpet made from recycled fishing nets. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the natural environment on a short walk to the nearby Glen Iris Wetlands and Gardiners Creek.
To learn more about the free opportunities available through our annual 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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