Education Resources

Resources to help ResourceSmart Schools

To assist schools with Sustainability Certification and to achieve schools sustainability goals a range of resources are available to help progress through ResourceSmart Schools Modules, including:thumbs up

Check out our latest resources including a suite of practical 'how to' guides developed by Sustainability Victoria to help schools minimise waste, save energy and water, protect biodiversity and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The 'how to' guides can be found on the Core, Waste, Energy, Water and Biodiversity Module resources web pages.

Our latest resources

ResourceSmart Schools Core Module Action Toolkit

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ResourceSmart Schools Core Module Action Toolkit

ResourceSmart Schools Curriculum Links, this has suggested learning activities that link sustainability into all areas of the Victorian Curriculum from Foundation through to Year 6.

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ResourceSmart Schools Curriculum Links


Sustainability Certification & ResourceSmart Schools Online

Schools hard work is recognised and rewarded through Sustainability Certification by completing Modules and through Star progression. Find out more about Sustainability Certification on ResourceSmart Schools Online. More resources will be available on ResourceSmart Online in the coming months.

Dates for certification:

  • Friday 17 March 2017
  • Friday 19 May 2017
  • Friday 8 September 2017


Certification renewal

The ResourceSmart Schools framework has a certification process that is based on integrity and is valid for four years before requiring renewal.

To check whether your school is required to take part in the certification renewal process either:

The case study below on certification renewal at Port Fairy Consolidated School highlights how the school approached the process, and benefits of the certification renewal for the school.

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Port Fairy Consolidated School Case Study

Go to the ResourceSmart Online for information on Sustainability Certification, or contact your Regional Coordinator.