We offer a range of services and resources to schools and kindergartens to help students, teachers, and families. These services and resources focus on learning more about the environment, becoming actively involved in the community, and encouraging students to live more sustainably.
For information about programs and resources for encouraging students to walk or ride their bikes to school, visit our Safe and active travel to school page.
Eastern Alliance for Sustainable Learning
The Eastern Alliance for Sustainable Learning (EASL) consists of 7 member councils in the Eastern region:
- Yarra Ranges.
EASL provides services, support and resources to help schools and kinders of member councils embed environmental sustainability into their curriculum, facilities and policies. You can find out more on the EASL website.
- regular educator professional development sessions
- an annual teacher conference
- the ResourceSmart Schools program – find out more on the ResourceSmart Schools page on the EASL website
- a range of other activities and services.
If you are a teacher or educator in Boroondara, you can receive invitations to upcoming events and stay up to date about sustainability education resources, programs and services by completing the EASL newsletter sign up form.
Apply for a speaker or incursion
You can apply for a Council Sustainability Officer or other expert to speak at your school. To learn more, visit our Sustainable living workshop and events page.
Borrow an energy meter or a thermal imaging camera from one of our libraries to track your school's energy use and save energy.
Visit our Save energy in your home page to find out more.