What MTA Provides

  • Promote, develop and publicise all aspects of marine teaching in NSW schools
  • Encourage classroom marine teachers to play an active role in their professional development
  • Foster links with  other organisations interested in marine education
  • Develop useful policy documents from time to time that will assist in the smooth running of the subject in schools
  • By means of general meetings, conferences, regional branches and a newsletter, disseminate and  exchange information and ideas amongst those concerned with marine teaching
  • Through its branches, conduct regional events called the Marine Olympics to promote safety and best environmental practice in the sea
  • Encourage and support other events such as National Water Week, Ocean Day, World Environment Day, Seaweek and other  Marine Environment Sustainability promotions
  • Mentor new marine teachers in the profession.