Free Student Environmental Programs for Regional Schools

CERES School of Nature and Climate are excited to offer FREE student environmental programs to schools in regional Victoria, funded by the Department of Education and Training.

Schools in regional Victoria are eligible to book in for free online student programs in Term 4, including a schools summit, Incursion and/or a Webinar. Choose to book in for 1, 2 or all 3 programs.

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Sessions can be done in class or remotely and come complete with a Teaching Guide.

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Duration – 1 hour

Join our expert educators online for one of our interactive webinar sessions. The webinar session will help students explore climate change and the opportunity we have to create collective positive change in the world.

You’ll receive a school teacher guide, including instructions for optional activities to do before and after your webinar, and a Kahoot! Quiz.

Choose from Toward Zero Waste, Farming for Our Future, Caring for Climate & Change or Restoring Earth’s Ecosystems – Water or Land.

Online Incursions

Duration – 3 x 1 hour sessions (on one or multiple days)

An online Incursion designed to be interactive, fun, and provide your students with the knowledge and skills to be leaders in your school and community.

Each Online Incursion is mapped to the curriculum and delivered live with an experienced educator. Hands-on activities, group discussions, online games and multiple pre and post activities giving you and your students endless project ideas and innovative ways to make positive changes in your school and community.

For Resource Smart Schools this will support you in the steps required to access that next star!

Topics include Energy, Biodiversity, Water, and Waste.

We highly recommend also booking in a webinar to support the incursion.

Online Summits

A full day of interactive activities, discussions and planning. With multiple schools in attendance it is a great opportunity for young leaders to connect and be inspired by their peers from a diverse range of backgrounds.

Your students will:

  • Explore what a leader means to them.
  • Develop personal and social capability skills.
  • Learn about solutions for the human impacts on natural environments.
  • Workshop ideas for taking action in the community.
  • Learn how to plan and develop successful projects through communication, behaviour change and collaboration.

We highly recommend also booking in an online incursion and/or webinar to support the students’ learnings from the summit.