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Sydney Olympic Park leads the way in Aboriginal Professional Learning for Teachers

The Koori Classroom Teacher Professional Learning Workshop for school teachers was recently held at Sydney Olympic Park. The workshop, which is held around three times a year, draws on the knowledge of Shannon Foster, a D’harawal knowledge keeper who  imparts ‘inside

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Check out the Park’s first Murama Teachmeet transforming indigenous learning in schools!

What’s Murama? Glad you asked; Murama is a series of youth led events connecting young people from around Australia and overseas to celebrate and share indigenous cultures. During NAIDOC week, Sydney Olympic Park hosted a unique Murama professional development event, the

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Olympic legacy in action as Sydney students connect with Rio Games’ organisers

Fourteen Year 10 students from a range of NSW high schools had the opportunity for a global conversation about sustainable agriculture live from the Sydney Royal Easter Show to Rio. Working with Brazilian Vice Consul Mariana Madeira, the Royal Agricultural

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Watch how a new generation engages with sustainability

Sydney Olympic Park is a place for many activities, one of which is learning! Recently, Sydney Olympic Park Authority partnered with Western Sydney University and the NSW Department of Education to put on a unique event called YES – Youth

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All’s well that ends well

The proximity of natural areas to buildings and infrastructure means that sometimes our wildlife turn up in places where they shouldn’t be.The Brown Goshawk is a large bird of prey  with a wingspan of 70cm to 1m, most often seen

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Ever wondered what all those tiny lizards are running around your backyard?

Life in the Park 2014 is a series of FREE short talks featuring a number of speakers including Philip Topman, who is a committee member with the Australian Herpetological Society, and a Reptile Co-ordinator for Sydney Metropolitan Wildlife Service. Philip

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Learning at Sydney Olympic Park flies into South Korea

Sydney Olympic Park’s Education Unit is revolutionising the way it provides learning opportunities through the use of video conferencing technology, opening new opportunities for people to learn and connect with the Park. Most recently, our video conference program about migratory

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