Teacher Professional Development

Our friendly education team deliver teacher professional development sessions for all teaching staff, from pre-school to senior secondary.

We cover a wide range of concepts, and all sessions are aligned to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers Framework.

Certificates of attendance are issued upon completion.

We offer professional development sessions either at a botanic garden or at your site.

Teacher Professional Development: Step Outside the Classroom

Date: Thursday, 14 September 2023

Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm


Do you want to understand new ways how to engage your students with fun techniques outside the classroom and in our gardens?

Join the education coordinator from the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium for a walkthrough of the programs available in the gardens, including early, primary and secondary years curriculum-aligned trails and workshop options.

Learn about educator-led and self-guided experiences which provide a unique range of cultural, educational and scientific opportunities for students and teachers.

To enquire about other education programs or tailored professional development for your site, please contact one of our educators:

Phone: 08 8222 9344
Email: DEWBGSchools@sa.gov.au

Teacher Professional Development

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Goodman Building restoration works wins industry award

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Have you ever driven past the beautiful heritage-listed Goodman Building when passing the Garden on Hackney Road? Did you know this building was formerly the base for the Municipal Tramways Trust but now serves as the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium administration building.

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World Ocean Day is an annual celebration held on 8 June which unites and rallies the world to protect and restore our blue planet. In our latest blog, State Herbarium's Jem Barratt takes a deep dive into how its scientific work focusing on seagrasses and seaweed helps with the restoration and preservation of our ocean ecosystems.