Professional Learning​

Equip yourself with the knowledge and tools to empower future generations

Events and Support

School Sustainability Stories: Organic matters…organics matter

Online professional learning session
Tuesday 31 October 2023, 4.00 – 5.20 pm

Join school educators sharing their ideas about systems and strategies for reducing and recycling organic waste in schools as part of their school sustainability journey.

  • Pica​ Bryl-Dowel, Narranga Public School
  • Tracy Foyster, Lindisfarne Anglican School 
  • Beth Healy, Dirt Mum

Speakers will share their practical experiences and actionable ideas about being resourceful with organic resources: collecting, composting and communicating with their school communities. 

Register now for this free online professional learning. Zoom details provided on registration.

This program is provided free to teachers and school communities with thanks to our project partners Midwaste.

EENSW Annual Awards Ceremony & Green Drinks
Friday 24th November 2023
Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability, North Sydney

2020 Sustainable Schools NSW Online Conference
Resources from the 2020 Online Conference are available here

Support for environmental and sustainability professional learning can be found via:

  • Australian Association of Environmental Education NSW Chapter offers professional development resources, courses, conferences and professional networks. 
  • Sustainability Connect is a new sustainability education directory sharing information about education providers that can support your PD needs – search the directory for professional development
  • Environmental and Zoo Education Centres – NSW Department of Education EZECs offer a fabulous array of professional development courses for teachers, to help you incorporate sustainability education into your curriculum, campus and culture
  • Centennial Parklands Professional Development Courses. The Parkland’s Education team offer professional development and training to enable individuals and organisations to learn the skills, knowledge and attitudes to connect children in their own settings. Training themes include adventure in outdoor learning, the outdoor classroom, elemental play (fire, water, air), creativity and imagination outdoors, nature pedagogy. 
  • Cool Australia’s Online Professional Development Courses – Cool Australia is an award winning, not-for-profit organisation that provides a range of accredited short online courses for early childhood, primary and secondary teachers. The online courses support the integration of sustainability and real-life learning in the Early Years Learning Framework and the Australian Curriculum.
  • Dart Learning – This online database connects educators to content providers, their virtual excursions and professional learning opportunities, supported by the NSW DoE Distance and Rural Technologies Team 
  • My PL – A professional learning management system by the NSW Department of Education