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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.

  • 28 January 2021

    Due to an overwhelming number of booking requests, Ecolinc is now fully booked for onsite programs in 2021.

    However, there is still some limited capacity for primary schools who wish to book an Outreach program, please refer to our ‘Bookings’ page for more information.

  • 9 September 2020

    We are delighted to announce that bookings for 2021 onsite, outreach and special programs are now open.  Our website has a comprehensive list and detailed information of all of our existing, new and updated onsite, outreach and special programs.  Booking requests must be completed using the online booking form available on our website from Monday 5th October.
  • 9 September 2020

    High Ability students are invited to participate in Ecolinc’s VCES program called ‘STEAM Ahead’.  Ecolinc will be offering a series of activities as part of the VCES ‘STEAM Ahead’ program over the next 2 ½ years and will target high ability students in Years 3-11.  The format of each activity includes:
  • 9 September 2020

    The 2019 Ecolinc Annual Report to the community is now available.  The Annual Report provides a wonderful opportunity to reflect on, celebrate and share with our extended community what we have delivered and achieved in 2019.  We hope you enjoy reading the Ecolinc 2019 Annual Report attached.

  • 14 July 2020

    Given the latest Covid-19 restrictions and Learning from Home 2.0 we would like to remind you that the Ecolinc website has a number of resources that schools may find useful. These have all been specifically designed to complement the Victorian Curriculum and VCE and are free to access. They include:

  • 14 April 2020

    With the recent advice from DET for students to learn from home, we wanted to remind you that the Ecolinc website has a number of resources that you may find useful. These have all been specifically designed to complement the Victorian Curriculum and VCE and are free to access.  They include:
     
  • 19 March 2020

    In line with the Department of Education and Training advice regarding excursions, Ecolinc and the five other DET Science and Mathematics Specialist Centres have ceased their onsite programs from now until the end of Term 1, 2020. Our priority, as always, is to support schools and student learning in whatever way we can. As such, we will endeavour to redevelop programs (where possible) that can be taken out to schools as part of an incursion and will advise schools who have booked an onsite program of these opportunities.

  • 5 March 2020

    Ecolinc is proud to announce the release of the ‘Grasslands: Biodiversity of South-Eastern Australia’ App on the App Store. The Grasslands App is a collaboration between the University of Melbourne’s School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences and Ecolinc. The app is a greatly expanded version of our earlier app ‘Biodiversity of the Western Volcanic Plains’.

  • 20 February 2020

    On Thursday 21st May & Tuesday 26th May 2020, Ecolinc will organise a 2 day Workshop on Design Thinking for the STEM Primary Classroom

    This two day professional learning program is suitable for primary teachers who are interested in understanding in greater depth the design thinking process and applying design thinking in their own learning contexts.

  • 5 December 2019

    Ecolinc is proud to announce that we will be offering a select number of  Year 3-6 STEM programs at our new annex at the Deep Creek Reserve Eco Centre in Pakenham in 2020.

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