Connecting students with nature through science and sustainability Find Out More
Work with animals and real zoo keepers hearing amazing stories Book Now
Educating students about healthy marine life, sustainable seafood & how their choices matter. Fish for Good Schools Program
Taronga Teachers Association

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Oceans of Plastic - Thursday 20th August

Come to hear from our wildlife health experts about the impact of plastics in our oceans, scientists working to pull micro-plastics from our environment and what we all can do to take action.

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Bird Festival Banner Competition - Now. Entries close September 2nd

Birds are simply beautiful and so accessible to everyone, whereever they live, work or attend school. "How do birds colour your world" is the theme of our current banner competition and it's an opportunity to stop and appreciate these lovely, local animals.

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Term 3: Aboriginal Education Day, Thursday 6th August.

Come and join with us to gain valuable knowledge, information and resource ideas for integrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sustainability perspectives into your teaching programs. We'll covers topics such as: 

•A practical teaching toolkit of resource and programming ideas
• Bush Tucker in the classroom, some practical ideas with a tasting opportunity!
• Overview Eight Ways of Learning Aboriginal Pedagogy
• Interactive presentations from DEC and CSO consultants
• Introduction to establishing a Bush Tucker garden in your school
• Taronga’s Aboriginal Walking Tour
• Essentials to developing and delivering an ‘Acknowledgement of Country’.

  Click here for more information or download the form below. 

   

  Later in the year:

  • Project Based Learning: Date 4th and 5th November (Taronga)

  • Animals in Schools: Date December 3rd.  (Taronga)

 We are currently seeking approval  and developing the resources for these professional learning events.  Please view our 2015 resource booklet which explains some of our new programs for 2015. (Click here