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Live PD

Face-to-face and online workshops hosted by zoo experts.

On-demand PD

Online and can be accessed anytime, anywhere

Nature Play in Everyday (Early Childhood)

Use nature play to enhance your early childhood programs.

Coming in 2021

Nature Play the Wurundjeri Way (Early Childhood)

Use nature play and outdoor activities to teach Aboriginal culture.

Coming in 2021

Nature Play in Science (Foundation-Year 2)

Use nature play experiences to teach hands-on science lessons.

Coming in 2021

STEM and Design Thinking (Foundation-Year 6)

Use real-world problem solving to teach Science, and Design and Technologies.

Coming in 2021

Aboriginal Culture and Sustainability (Year 3-6)

Use Aboriginal stories and practices to teach Geography and sustainability.

Coming in 2021

Marine Guardians (Year 3-6)

Use a real citizen science project to teach STEM. 

Coming in 2021

Conversations: Detection Dogs (Year 3-4)

Use an inspiring conservation story to teach about animal features and survival.

Coming in 2021

Ethical Concepts (Year 3-4)

Use the concept of fairness to teach the Science and Ethical Capabilities curriculum.

Coming in 2021

Love Your Locals: Plains-wanderer (Year 3-4)

Use the story of an endangered local animal to teach Science and English.

Coming in 2021

Love Your Locals: Orange-bellied Parrot (Year 5-6)

Use the story of an endangered local animal to teach Science and English.

Coming in 2021

STEM and Design Thinking (Year 7-10)

Use Design Thinking to teach STEM and real-world problem solving.

Coming in 2021

 

Marine Guardians (Year 7-10)

Use a real citizen science project to teach STEM. 

Coming in 2021

Conversations: Mountain Pygmy-possums (Year 7-8 Science)

Use a real case study to teach about animal adaptations, classification and survival.

Coming in 2021

Science and Ethics in Zoos (Year 7-8 Science)

Use a real zoo scenario to explore big scientific questions and diverse ethical viewpoints.

Coming in 2021

Conversations: International Conservation (Year 9-10 Geography) 

Use a real case study to teach the unit ‘Environment Change and Management’.

Coming in 2021

Adaptations and Evolution (Year 9-10 Science) 

Use a scientific inquiry about zebras and lions to teach adaptations and evolution in Biology.

Coming in 2021

VCAL for Community Conservation (VCAL) 

Use a framework that activates student environmental projects to teach Personal Development Skills.

Coming in 2021

Zoos Victoria Teacher Tribe Facebook Group

Our Teacher Tribe is a community who use real-world learning to enable young people to thrive as learners and conservation change-makers. Use this Facebook group to share your stories, ideas and resources with zoo staff and teachers from other schools and get support for your teaching.