How To Guides

Young people are powerful and when we work together, we can have a big impact on the issues that are important to us. Lead a campaign to repower your school and make it more sustainable –  whether it’s switching to solar or reducing your energy usage.  Once you have built momentum get your school to publicly adopt the repower pledge. Celebrate being part of  movement of schools, led by students from across Australia , who are supercharging the nation’s transition renewable energy.

Follow the steps below and check out heaps of “how to” resources below to help you along your journey!

1. Lead

a campaign in your school and build momentum for action on climate change in your community  

2. Repower

Get your school to publicly pledge to be part of the Repower our Schools movement.

3. Celebrate

Tell the whole world how your school is leading the way, be part of a national movement, and get everyone pumped to make it happen!

Run an event to celebrate your school’s Repower pledge, get the word out by inviting media and politicians, and use the momentum to kickstart the Repower journey!

16 February 2017

Victorian Student Climate Leadership Program 2017

We are excited to launch a NEW 6 month peer-to-peer student climate leadership program for 20 high school students in years 8-12 from high schools across Victoria in 2017. These young people will challenge themselves to this newly-launched training program to master skills in leadership, change-making, campaigning and communications. They’ll learn from some of the best […]

7 November 2016

How to Get Local Media

Getting local media to cover your Repower pledge event is a fantastic way to spread the word and empower other people to take action on climate change. Download this template media release you can fill out with details of your event and send to your local radio station or newspaper! Download Template Media Release 

7 November 2016

How To Write a Letter to your MP

Inviting your local politician to your Repower pledge event is a fantastic way to build support and momentum for a transition to renewable energy and action on climate change in your school! Download this template letter you can use to invite your local politician to your repower pledge event. Download MP Letter template Guide

20 June 2016

Repower our Schools Presentation

Check out this Repower our Schools presentation.  Use it to present to your school to explain the campaign, why you care about climate change and how they can get involved! Download Repower powerpoint presentation Download Repower presentation script

17 May 2016

4 steps to Repower our Schools

Check out this 4-step poster.  Use it explain the Repower our Schools campaign ! Download How to 4-Step Poster

16 May 2016

How To Run A Meeting

Check out this video that steps you through how to run fun, productive and empowering meetings!

16 May 2016

How to Set SMART goals

Check out this video that helps you set Specific Measurable Attainable Realistic and Time-bound  goals ( SMART)!

16 May 2016

How To Tell Your Story

Telling your story and sharing with others why you are passionate about taking action on climate change is a really great way to engage other people and inspire them to take action. Everyone has a unique story to tell about why they care about climate change – and this is a powerful tool to engaging […]

16 May 2016

How to Run an Event

Running an event is a great way to spread awareness about your campaign to repower your school, build momentum and get others on board. Here are some tips for how to run an effective event to repower your school! Download How to run event guide Guide

16 May 2016

How to Engage Decision Makers

This how to guide will help you to identify the people and networks who can help you achieve your campaign goals, and think about ways you can engage with decision makers at your school. Download How to Engage Decision Makers Guide

16 May 2016

How to Build a Team

Building a team is a great way to get like-minded students at your school together to take action on climate change. Here are some tips for building an effective team to help you achieve your goals! Download How to Build A Team Guide