Here’s the Good News (Early childhood - Year 12)


Monday 7 September


4pm - 5pm


FREE for Zoos Victoria members ($72 to join as a teacher member) and CECV teachers



What to bring

You will need access to a computer or device with a wifi connection and sound to hear the conversation.
You will also need access to a keyboard if you’d like to participate in the group chat.

Teacher web conference

To celebrate National Threatened Species Day, teachers and educators are invited to join this very special professional development webinar which is bound to lift your mood and inspire hope for the future. Hear good news stories from around Victoria and the globe and discover how schools and communities are working together to ensure animals thrive in the wild. You’ll gain a suite of resources that you can use in your classroom to share the good news with your students, too!

Teachers will learn:

  • Good news stories that can be incorporated into the curriculum

  • How to foster hope and create empowerment about the future in your students

Good news stories can be included in Victorian Curriculum learning areas such as Science and Geography. Mapped to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, it is accredited for teacher professional development hours in the following:

  • Standard 2.1 Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area(s)
    You will learn how to use good news stories to boost your curriculum, e.g. when teaching about endangered animals 
  • Standard 3.4 Select and use resources
    You will access  teaching resources that contain good news tories for your curriculum
  • Standard 7.4 Engage with professional teaching networks and broader communities
    You will be able to talk with other teachers through the webinar chat box and ask questions of the webinar panellists

You will receive a certificate for professional development hours.

Register now

Please complete this form to register and participate this free teacher web conference.

Zoos Victoria uses Adobe Connect to deliver web conferences, registered participants will be sent a unique URL prior to the web conference. You will be watching a live video stream and you will need to be able to listen to the conversation. You can type your comments and questions, so no camera or microphone is required.