We have handy resources for teachers on a range of topics including the environment, waste education, road safety and arts and culture.

There are also a series of programs designed specifically for pre-school, primary and high school students at our Coastal Environment Centre that are linked to curriculum outcomes.

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Coastal Environment Centre

The Coastal Environment Centre has programs for all ages and interests. The CEC promotes positive connections to our local environment through hands-on learning.


Youth Services

The Youth Development Team provides a range of programs, events and activities for young people such as music events, school engagements and youth exchanges. KALOF (Keep a look out for) is a resource for young people and families to connect them with events and opportunities on the Northern Beaches.


Manly Art Gallery & Museum

Ignite curiosity, inspire imagination and provoke critical thinking and language with a visit to the Manly Art Gallery & Museum. MAG&M delivers an acclaimed, year-round program of visual art and heritage displays.


Manly Environment Centre

The Manly Environment Centre (MEC) offers education programs for environmental students of all ages.


Recycling and reducing waste

Our Waste Education team is able to help individual schools reduce their waste based on their particular needs. We provide advice on waste issues such as how to avoid waste, carrying out a waste audit, reducing single use plastics, recycling and composting. Reducing single-use plastics in your school canteen?  Download Swap for Good Canteen program resources and get started.


School road safety

To protect our children there are unique road rules, restricting speed and parking that apply in streets around our schools. More.


Glen Street Theatre

A trip to the theatre exposes students to new ideas, inspires their creativity and challenges them to think critically, with primary and secondary school excursions available.



Our libraries offer students personalised homework help and revision resources, regular events like reading groups and open mic nights and annual events like the HSC lock-ins, reading challenges and writing competitions.


Eco-schools grants

These grants help local schools become more environmentally-friendly, measurably reducing their carbon footprint and becoming leaders in sustainability and climate action.