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.