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Keeping you informed with our latest news and events at Ecolinc. If you would like to know more about any of these news stories, please feel free to contact us via our contacts or feedback page.

  • 20 April 2016

    Attention teachers of Year 9 & 10 – if you would like your students to participate in a unique learning experience where your students can make a real difference in the conservation of endangered animals, then you should investigate our ‘Endangered Animals’ program that is offered in Term 3 & 4 only.   Students will visit Mount Rothwell Biodiversity Interpretation Centre where a number of threatened and critically endangered animals such as the rufous bettong, eastern barred

  • 18 April 2016

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  • 29 February 2016

    Welcome back for 2016. I hope your year has begun well for you in your respective schools/organisations.  This year promises to be a big one! With changes to the VCE Study Design as well as preparing for the new Victorian Curriculum, we will be hard at work making sure all of our programs are aligned with the changes.

  • 10 December 2015

    Maria James, who gave the keynote address at the Ecolinc VCE PD day on Friday 4th December, has provided us with a copy of her powerpoint presentation and has given permission for teachers to use any information contained within the powerpoint  in their respective schools.  Please see the dropbox link below.

  • 30 November 2015

    Ecolinc's new signature program Footprints of the Western Volcanic Plains was launched on Friday 20th November 2015. Footprints uses the photographic panorama image titled ‘Volcano Dreaming’ as a stimulus to provide curriculum resources, materials and onsite programs to educate students about the biodiversity of the Western Volcanic Plains. Footprints consists of student worksheets, teacher notes, background information and other support resources.

  • 28 October 2015

    Bookings are now being taken for 2016 programs.  Please give us a call or make a booking enquiry online to secure your date and program!

  • 28 October 2015

    Our new Curriculum Brochure is available now. For further information and/or clarification around programs for 2016, please contact us on 53670171 or visit the program page on our website.

  • 12 October 2015

    (The VCE Science Professional Development Day is fully booked.)

    Ecolinc is offering a fantastic professional development opportunity for VCE teachers on Friday 4th December to learn more about the new VCE study designs in Year 11 in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Environmental Science in 2016. Maria James, Science Curriculum Manager at VCAA, will be the keynote speaker. Maria will provide an overview of the changes to the VCE study designs for Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science and Physics and discuss the implications of these changes for classroom teaching and assessment practices. In addition, Maria will lead a couple of workshops throughout the day about the use of posters in assessing extended investigations. Ecolinc will also lead a number of workshops outlining our VCE programs for 2016. Cost $80.00.

     

  • 6 October 2015

    You are cordially invited to Ecolinc's 10th Anniversary Celebration Conference on the 20th November 2015.

  • 3 August 2015

    The Grassland Biodiversity of South-Eastern Australia is nearing completion. Ecolinc is collaborating with the University of Melbourne to expand the current Biodiversity of the Western Volcanic Plains Flora and Fauna Field Guide app to include grasslands across south-eastern Australia. The new app and website will feature a number of bioregions and associated plant and animal species. Ecolinc and University of Melbourne hopes to launch the app and website by the end of 2015.

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