Royal Botanic Gardens provides an extensive range of professional development opportunities for teachers at all levels, all year round. Current Professional Development Flyer. To request a booking please contact the Education Bookings office on Ph. 03 9252 2358 or email email@example.com
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New Professional Development opportunity at your school
Would you like us to visit your school or early learning centre? We offer consultation on how to enhance your outdoor play spaces or we can deliver a range of workshops utilising your outdoor areas. Please call RBG Melbourne to discuss how we can tailor to your individual needs.
Nature and children - why they need each other
Dr. Michael Ungar is a Canadian academic, researcher, writer and speaker focusing on developing resilience in children, youth and families. Dr Dimity Williams representing the Victorian Child and Nature Connection and Doctors for the Environment Australia will introduce Michael Ungar who will discuss the role of nature in young peoples’ well-being. Learn more.
When: Tuesday 29 October, 10am - 1pm. Doors open at 9.30am for 10am start, finishing at 1pm.
Explore the integrated sustainable water management system at the RBG which enhances habitat ecology, improves water quality and reduces reliance on potable water. Discover how this program can enhance your VCE, secondary geography and primary curriculum.
When: 4th term, date TBC
Cost: Free (Bookings essential)
Time: 3pm – 5pm
Food gardens for schools and kinders
In partnership with Cultivating Community, participants will investigate new methods for growing food at schools, use food plants to enhance your school grounds through good design; develop ideas on how to share fresh produce with your school community and try some simple recipes that kids will love tasting and sharing:
• hardy, edible plants for schools
• multi-function garden design
• share some tasty recipes
• cooking without a kitchen
When: Friday 15 November
Time: 9.30am - 3.30pm
Where: Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne
Auditorium at the Visitor Centre, Australian Garden
Bookings: Bookings essential 5990 2200 $50 per person
The Royal Botanic Gardens (RBG) in partnership with the Catholic Education Office Melbourne (CEOM) and Monash University will present a variety of Indigenous activities and presentations.