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Teachers' Professional Development (TEN)

Free professional learning events each term for school and ELC educators, support staff and parents  to network, share resources and connect to the local environment. A wide range of topics are covered with a focus on embedding sustainability and environment education in classroom teaching.

Emphasis is on STEAM/STEM and inquiry-based learning with a variety of topics covered such as climate change and ecosystems, habitat improvements for local species and plastics in our oceans and on land.  Our workshops are open to all teachers who are motivated to bring the issue of sustainability to the fore in their schools. Schools who are enrolled in Resource Smart will find these workshops helpful in providing inspiration and direction.  

Our next TEN workshop is on Wednesday 30th October, 3:45pm - 5:30pm at Gardenvale Primary School.
Topic: School Biodiversity by the Bay. Join us for an inspiring and interactive tour and meeting to exchange ideas and lesson plans on local school biodiversity and find out about available biodiversity grants and resources.

Register here.

Teachers working with Baykeeper on Nurdle Hunt!

For more information please contact our Education Team on 9525 3102 or email ten@ecocentre.com


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