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Teacher Professional Development
Zoos Victoria presents a range of teacher previews and professional development programs that can enrich your teaching skills around wildlife and be used to fulfil the Victorian Institute of Teaching requirements.
Programs can include learning theory and its application to zoo experiences, practical classroom activities, pathways to link to other elements of the curriculum and exploring best practice education for wildlife conservation.
Customised options are also available and can include 2-hour, half-day and full-day sessions, catering, behind the scenes experiences and precinct tours.
We also now have Teacher Memberships available which offers many rich professional development opportunities.
Upcoming events in Term 1, 2015
15 January, 21 February and 25 March 2015, 9am – 11am
Experience the new 21st Century learning journey that is Education for Conservation at Healesville Sanctuary.
19 February 2015, 3pm to 5pm
Primary and secondary teachers are invited to attend a preview afternoon, showcasing the new Education for Conservation model at Melbourne Zoo.
26 February 2015, 3pm to 5pm
Early Years teachers and Early Childhood educators are invited to attend a preview afternoon, showcasing the new Education for Conservation model at Melbourne Zoo.
7 March 2015, 10am to 3pm
Primary and Secondary teachers and Early Childhood educators are invited to attend a preview day showcasing the new Education for Conservation models at Melbourne Zoo.
Werribee Open Range Zoo
17 March 2015, 2pm to 5pm
Learn about our new program, Education for Conservation and how you can use the zoo as an inspiring education tool to bring the curriculum to life for your students.
View the full list of upcoming professional development, web conferences and teacher previews at Healesville Sanctuary, Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo.