A new perspective on learning is coming

Transforming education at Zoos Victoria

From 2015 we’re enhancing the educational opportunities our zoos provide all Victorian schools, helping students and their teachers to develop connections with the world’s wildlife and strengthen curriculum outcomes for VEYLDF, AusVELS and VCE Study Designs.

For Schools

  • School programs

    Suitable from kinder to tertiary with strong links to the curriculum and hands-on, interactive experiences.

  • Plan your school visit

    All you need to plan your excursion to Werribee Open Range Zoo, Melbourne Zoo and Healesville Sanctuary.

  • Fighting Extinction Schools

    Whether you are a student, class or whole school, you can help fight wildlife extinction!


For Teachers

  • Teacher Members

    Join our teacher community and connect with other teachers passionate about wildlife and the environment.

  • Professional Development

    Enrich your teaching skills around wildlife with our teach professional development programs.

  • Teacher Resources

    View our digital learning projects and resources that will help inspire your students to learn about wildlife.


For Students

  • Youth at the Zoo

    Are you 13-18 years old and interested in helping Zoos Victoria with its mission to fight extinction?

  • Careers Programs

    Spend a day working as a keeper or vet at Healesville Sanctuary and Werribee Open Range Zoo

  • Act Wild

    Read Keeper Blogs, view animal videos, create video mashups and take simple actions to help endangered wildlife.

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