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.
Werribee Open Range Zoo
7 September 2015, 2pm to 5pm
Werribee Open Range Zoo is home to a herd of Southern White Rhinoceros. Find out what role the international market is playing in their demise and join us for an amazing behind the scenes experience with our rhinos and their dedicated keepers.
1 October 2015, 9am to 11am
Meet Healesville Sanctuary's Education Officers as they introduce you to the new Education for Conservation learning programs available for students.
View the full list of upcoming professional development, web conferences and teacher previews at Healesville Sanctuary, Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo.