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About elasm0


 
 
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Based in Lake Macquarie, elasmo is an education organisation for families. elasmo combines science and creativity to create unique learning programmes that take families on a journey of scientific discovery, connecting them to the natural world and providing them with the knowledge to bring about positive change.

We offer a 10-week science program, 8 week art program, and planet warrior school excursions. We also have an online store selling education resources, t-shirts and stickers, be sure it check it out!


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Meet the founder

“Hi there, my name is Hollie. I am the founder and main educator of elasmo. Since a very young age i’ve had a connection and love for Nature. Through-out life I have wanted to be a zoologists, a teacher, a vet, a midwife. After moving from England in 2008 I found myself studying graphic design at the university of Newcastle, here I found a passion for character design, infographics and story telling, I realised that I could combine a skill in design with my love for nature and passion to bring about positive environmental change.

I believe growth, on an individual and global scale, is fuelled by a love for learning. elasmo was created to help us better understand the world around us, deepening our connection to ourselves, each other and the planet. I want to create a safe and nurturing organisation where all students feel empowered to follow their curiosities, to express creativity, to innovate without fear of failure, to collaborate and bring about sustainable and positive change that will ensure a sustainable and prosperous future for all life on Earth.

I want all my students to know life is an exciting journey full of endless possibilities - knowing they are enough.


 Our Mission

Our mission is to be a reputable environmental education organisation - securing a sustainable and bright future for our children through education, empowerment and creativity.


 
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Carbon Neutral

Our program is proudly carbon neutral! With the help of MySequester we calculated our carbon footprint to run this program. $5 from every workshop booked is donated to MySequester to fund tree planting projects in our local area.


Our promise

  • Child Safe Organisation

  • Environmentally Friendly Organisation

  • Safe learning environment (see House Rights)

  • Empowerment based teaching

  • Creativity is always nurtured

  • Valuing all

 
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Skills focus

  • Developing a Growth Mindset

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Art and creativity

  • Critical and Philosophical Thinking

  • Ethical Reasoning

  • Scientific thinking

  • Sustainable living



Contact us

0408 925 423

enquiries@elasmo.com.au