A week of learning, collaboration and expert insights for primary and secondary teachers from 14-18th August 2023


Teachers Coastal Education Week brings together educators and key experts with the aim of assisting teachers to expand your knowledge on coastal safety that you can take back to the classroom in core curriculum aligned areas.

Develop & expand your knowledge from experts in their fields!

All sessions are FREE and on-line so there is no need to leave your classroom! You will be able to access and download the content at any time during the week giving you the flexibility to view and learn at a time that works for you.
  • Each session has a key topic focusing on resilience & wellbeing
  • Free resources & activity sheets for you to take back to your students
  • All sessions are aligned with the NSW Curriculum
  • Suitable for Primary & Secondary Teachers
  • Monday 14th to Friday 18th August 2023

Register now for Teachers Coastal Education Week 2023!

Fill in the registration form to receive access to all of the sessions, competitions and livestreams throughout the week.

Beach to Bush (K-6)

Each year our volunteer lifesavers go "bush" to educate students about beach and water safety.

Beach to Bush 2022

Bring the beach to your school with our lifesavers. Our very popular annual primary aged surf education program is returning for its 29th year in 2022!

Creatures Big & Small (K-2)

Come and explore the ocean and beach with a real lifesaver and learn about the amazing creatures that live within the sea in our FREE virtual sessions.

Lifesaver @ My School (7-12)

Bring a Lifesaver to your school and give your students the opportunity to learn about beach and ocean safety in their own classroom and backyard.

Lifesaver @ My School (K-6)

Our Lifesaver @ My School program brings our qualified lifesavers right into your classroom! Students from K to 6 will learn about beach and ocean safety.

Lifesaver for a Day (10-12)

In this stage based, curriculum aligned virtual session, students will have the opportunity to problem solve and discuss real life Lifesaving scenarios as they explore the life and challenges of a lifesaver.

NSW Teachers School Newsletter

On Patrol Newsletter with the Surf Life Saving NSW Community Education team! Bringing you all the latest beach & coastal education related news, programs and resources for NSW teachers and schools.

Ocean Myth Busters (3-6)

Come and explore some of the greatest myths of the ocean and coast with a real lifesaver in our FREE virtual sessions.

On Patrol Virtual Secondary School Series

Secondary school students will join our experienced lifesavers as they go on 'virtual' patrol to solve real life beach safety scenarios and problems.

Primary Teaching Resources

Curriculum linked unit outlines with a 3 week staged based lesson plan for teachers to download.

Race to the Flags (7-9)

In this stage based, curriculum aligned virtual session, students will have the opportunity to compete in groups with their classmates, as they problem solve real life lifesaving scenarios.