Education & Learning
Youth Eco Summit (YES) at Newington Armory
The Youth Eco Summit (YES) held at Newington Armory, Sydney Olympic Park on 23-24 October 2013 was hugely successful.
The unique, curriculum-based sustainability event attracted over participants from around the globe. The program promoted student leadership and showcases sustainability achievements and practices in both primary and secondary schools.
Registrations are now open for the 2014 Youth Eco Summit (YES 2014). The event will include live international video conferences, cultural performances, displays, teacher resources and more hands-on workshops than ever before to engage Stages 2-6. More
Through our range of virtual excursions students can explore our mysterious wetlands, interact with experts, journey through aboriginal culture and perspectives, see sustainable development in action and tap directly into the exciting range of major events, sports and festivals happening at Sydney Olympic Park. See whats on offer. More
Sydney Olympic Park offers several Wetland Education and Training (WET) workshops each year. WET Workshops are for professionals who work in wetland management or work academic and/or policy arena. Registations are now open for our ‘Wetlands for Blue Carbon: obligations and opportunities' workshop on Monday 30 June 2014. More
New Video Resources for Teachers
Check out our online video resources featuring a range of field education techniques and investigations. These free instructional videos are delivered by our qualified staff and provide a wealth of information for teachers and are available online at the Sydney Olympic Park Education YouTube channel. Over 30 webisodes provide useful pre or post-exercises that can be combined with your next excursion to Sydney Olympic Park.
School excursion programs
Our School Programs are outcomes-driven, hands-on and engaging. They’re tailored for children from Kindergarten right through to Year 12 with half a million students visiting Sydney Olympic Park each year. We also provide Professional Development activities for teachers. To see what students can experience take a look at our online virtual tours.
For delegations looking for ‘behind the scenes’ information on the running of Sydney Olympic Park, we offer Technical Insight Tours which, naturally, are structured to your group’s specific needs.
Sustainable management of 430 hectares of parklands give us fertile areas for scientific research, the findings of which are shared through our Wetlands Education and Training Workshops that are held throughout the year.
Accommodation packages are available at Sydney Olympic Park Lodge.