Become a Fighting Extinction School

The Fighting Extinction Schools program provides teachers with the support that they need to build their own curriculum-linked wildlife conservation projects with their students.

What is a Fighting Extinction School?

A Fighting Extinction School has engaged children, students, and teachers in real-world learning by taking action for wildlife. You can become a Fighting Extinction School by completing a project and sharing it with Zoos Victoria online. Fighting Extinction Schools will get the opportunity to celebrate their students' achievements at the Showcase with Zoos Victoria.

We know that creating a curriculum-linked wildlife conservation project is not a simple task. For this reason, we offer a range of support to become a Fighting Extinction School.  

When you share your project with us either via a video upload or the online form, you will:

How to become a Fighting Extinction School

There are two ways you can submit your project: either via our online video platform or the online form.

Submit via the online video platform


Create a short video, voice recording, or a recorded PowerPoint (use our PowerPoint template or one of your own) to capture your students’ actions for wildlife. This can be a completed project or a work in progress that you would like feedback on.

What you should include


Upload your video, voice recording or recorded PowerPoint to Flip to participate in our next showcase.

Instructions on how to upload to Flip


Engage with your feedback and comments from Zoos Victoria and other Fighting Extinction Schools.

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Submit via the online form below

Get inspired

See the Fighting Extinction Schools community and explore what they have been doing with their learning and wildlife conservation projects.  

Explore the Showcase to see what previous schools have done

Frequently Asked Questions

What does my video need to include?

View Zoos Victoria’s Fighting Extinction Schools Showcaseinstructions on what to include. Alternatively, you can also create an audio recording or a slide show presentation to upload to Flip by sharing your screen. Click here for a PowerPoint template to get you started.  

Can I get more help with the online platform?

Flip has a fantastic help section with instructional videos. Visit

Is the online platform a secure site?

Flip is an education website by Microsoft and is used by schools across Australia (and the world). Your video will be shared with other schools participating in the Fighting Extinction Schools Showcase as well as a select group of Zoos Victoria Staff.   

Please include only minimal detail about your students e.g. their school, first name (please do not include identifying information such as surnames, addresses etc.)  

Can I share a clip about a project not run by Zoos Victoria?

Yes! If you are taking action for animals you are welcome to share it here.