Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology

The Hobart City Council KIDS 4 KIDS CONFERENCE 2012

Summary

Start Date

28th Nov 2012 2:20am

End Date

28th Nov 2012 2:20pm

Summary

KIDS 4 KIDS is an annual forum for the celebration of schools' sustainability programs

Start Date

28th Nov 2012 9:40am

End Date

28th Nov 2012 2:20pm

Venue

University Centre, Churchill Ave, Sandy Bay campus

RSVP / Contact Information

Jenny Dudgeon - E: Jenny.Dudgeon@education.tas.gov.au

This event brings together schools, industry partners and decision makers to celebrate and promote sustainable practices in schools.

Students and teachers can:

  • share their sustainability stories
  • learn from other schools through student led workshops
  • participate in environmental workshops
  • recognise National Recycling Week
  • hear about opportunities to develop sustainability as a cross curricula priority of the National Curriculum
  • engage with HCC representatives to learn about the significant role HCC plays in the management of public reserves and park lands in Hobart.
  • identify  HCC community support networks such as Friends of groups that could be accessed by schools
  • discover HCC Community development and Climate Change initiatives and supports
  • familiarize students with UTAS and its facilities
  • experience the new Sustainability Learning Centre
  • discuss environmental issues with lead stakeholders in local government and the Tasmanian government