Observatory Hill Environmental Education Centre

Leading environmental education to empower learners for a sustainable future.

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Outdoor Education and School Gardens

Course Code: RG00410

Course Details:

Outdoor Education and School Gardens is one-day NESA registered professional learning program that will provide teachers with the knowledge and practical skills to create, maintain and use school gardens in a curriculum relevant way.

Participants will:

be involved in a varity of practical hands on activities to help teachers incorporate outdoor learning into the curriculum  including:

  • No dig gardening
  • Composting
  • Native gardens
  • Citizen Science
  • Permaculture
  • Insect hotels
  • Plant propagation
  • Bush tucker
  • Nature play
  • Curriculum links

Next Scheduled Course: TBC

Cost: $TBC incl GST (includes morning tea, lunch and resources)

Time: 8:30am – 3:00pm

Enquiries: Tristen Cannell Phone: 0402 182 785 or Email: tristen.vella@det.nsw.edu.au

or contact Observatory Hill EEC – Ph: 92477321

Follow-Up Resources

The DEC Curriculum Support Kitchen Gardens website contains links to several Kitchen Garden teaching and learning support sites

The Organic School Gardens website provides teacher lessons and resources to support teaching and learning about Organic gardening

Sustainability Action Process – Kitchen gardens image

Sustainability Action Process – Kitchen Gardens