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Live PD

These PDs are hosted on set dates. You will receive a handout and a certificate. 

 

On-demand PD

These online and self-paced PDs can be accessed anytime in Teacher Tribe On-Demand. You will receive a handout and a certificate.

The below On-Demand PDs are available exclusively to Teacher Tribe members. Become a Teacher Tribe member now to access this, and many more benefits. 

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Nature Play in Everyday (Early Childhood)

Use nature play to teach children about animals and the environment. 

 

Nature Play the Wurundjeri Way (Early Childhood)

Use nature play to teach children about Aboriginal culture. 

Nature Play in Science (Foundation-Year 2)

Teach hands-on Science lessons using nature play experiences. 

STEM and Design Thinking (Year 3-6)

Teach STEM lessons that use real-world problem solving. 

Aboriginal Culture and Sustainability (Year 3-6)

Teach Geography and Sustainability using activities about Aboriginal culture. 

Marine Guardians (Year 3-6)

Teach STEM using hands-on activities and a real citizen science project. 

Detection Dogs (Year 3-4)

Teach animal features and survival in Science using an inspiring conservation story. 

Ethical Concepts (Year 3-4)

Teach Science and Ethical Capabilities by exploring the concept of fairness and animals. 

Plains-wanderer (Year 3-4)

Teach Science and English using the story of a unique and endangered bird. 

Orange-bellied Parrot (Year 5-6)

Teach Science and English using the story of a unique and endangered parrot. 

STEM and Design Thinking (Year 7-10)

Teach STEM lessons that use real-world problem solving. 

Marine Guardians (Year 7-10)

Teach STEM using hands-on activities and a real citizen science project. 

Mountain Pygmy-possums (Year 7-8)

Teach animal adaptations, classification and survival using a real conservation case study. 

Science and Ethics in Zoos (Year 7-8)

Teach Biology using big scientific questions and ethical viewpoints. 

Adaptations and Evolution (Year 9-10) 

Teach adaptations and evolution in Biology using a scientific inquiry about zebras and lions. 

VCAL for Community Conservation

Teach VCAL Personal Development Skills using a framework that activates student environmental projects. 

 

Mentoring Program

One-on-one professional development provided by Zoo Teachers. 

Design or enhance educational programs for your class with the support of a highly skilled Zoo Teacher.