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Observatory Hill Environmental Education Centre

Observatory Hill Environmental Education Centre

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Outdoor Education and School Gardens

School Gardens Workshop - Connecting curriculum to the school gardens

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Course details

Outdoor Education and School Gardens is one-day NESA non 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
  • Citizen Science
  • Permaculture
  • Insect hotels
  • Plant propagation
  • Bush tucker
  • Geography skills in the schoolyard
  • Curriculum links

Next scheduled course

Friday 3rd June, Stanmore PS. 100 Cambridge St Stanmore.


$200 incl GST (includes morning tea, lunch and resources)


8:30am – 3:00pm


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

or contact Observatory Hill EEC – Ph: 02 9247 7321

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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