Discover how to use a community project to teach Personal Development Skills in VCAL.

Program description

This on-demand professional development has been designed for VCAL teachers who want their students to plan and carry out their own projects.

You will grow your knowledge, teaching skills and confidence:

  • Gain ideas for sparking student interest and curiosity
  • Learn up-to-date information and real-world examples
  • Discover real ways to consolidate student learning
  • Access lesson plans and resources that you can use right away


This series is free for Zoos Victoria members (except for the Teacher Member Movie Night). Not a member? Join here

VCAL for Community Conservation

On-demand at a time that suits you.

During this online PD, you will:

  • Learn how to teach about animals and the environment in a positive way
  • Discover a framework that will increase the chance of student project success
  • Watch behind-the-scenes zoo videos

Recognition: certificate for 1 hour of PD
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: 3.2, 3.3

Fighting Extinction Schools Mentoring

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