Sustainability

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School leadership: Cultivating a culture of sustainability
School leadership: Cultivating a culture of sustainability

‘What can we learn from one school that is showing the way in supporting sustainable education using a whole-school approach throughout its entire systems and operations?’ Julie Bosevska and Dr Jeana Kriewaldt, from the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, share four ‘lighthouse practices’ to help schools strengthen their approach to sustainability.

Planting my organic vegetable garden
Planting my organic vegetable garden

‘Planting my vegetable patch has been the best self-care I have ever experienced.’ Anne Marie Stephenson, a teacher at Villa Maria Catholic Primary School in New South Wales, shares how her time at home due to COVID-19 inspired her to finally build the organic veggie garden she’s always dreamed of.

Gardening to relieve stress and improve health
Gardening to relieve stress and improve health

Research shows that spending time in a garden improves a person’s overall wellbeing. In today’s article, we explore the physical and mental health benefits of gardening and why spending time in the garden is proven to relieve stress.