What Animals Need (Early Childhood - Year 12)


Thursday 30 April and Thursday 23 July


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 webinar

From fish to lizards to chickens, animals can be found in schools and early childhood services across Victoria. Use this webinar to build your knowledge and meet needs of the animals in your care. Zoos Victoria and RSPCA Victoria are here to support you with the most up-to-date information and strategies.

Teachers will learn:

  • The principles of animal welfare
  • The laws that govern the care of animals
  • Tips for looking after animals in an education setting
  • How to foster positive attitudes towards animals

This webinar is especially for anyone who is caring for animals in a school or early childhood setting. 

Mapped to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, it is accredited for teacher professional development hours in the following:

  • Standard 3.4 Select and use resources
    You will learn about the legal guidelines for using animals as a teaching tool
  • Standard 4.4 Maintain safety of learners
    You will explore how to ensure the safety of both young people and animals
  • 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.

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Please complete this form to register and participate this free teacher webinar.

Zoos Victoria uses Adobe Connect to deliver webinars, registered participants will be sent a unique URL prior to the webinar. 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.