Teacher Professional Development: Water in the Curriculum

Date: Wednesday 24 April 2024

Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Location: Goodman Building Lecture Theatre, Adelaide Botanic Garden (E17 on the map)

Who: School teachers, educators and staff

Tickets: $25.00 (plus booking fee)


Let's make a splash for all things water in the curriculum with the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium, SA Water and Green Adelaide!

Hear from three South Australian institutions in this informative and hands-on teacher professional development workshop around water in the curriculum!

Join Educator Jade from SA Water, Wendy from Green Adelaide and Researcher Chelsea Novice from the State Herbarium to learn some new skills that you can transfer to in-class learning sequences.

Gain insight about the important work being undertaken in the State Herbarium and participate in a marine plant mounting workshop so you can create an Herbarium in your classroom.

Engage with some of the learning resources that SA Water has developed for teachers and your learners.

Impact your learners and schools' sustainability practices through strategies shared by Green Adelaide.

The content presented will be relevant to HASS, Geography, Science and Sustainability in the curriculum.

This professional learning session will support you in demonstrating the following AITSL Australian Professional Standards for Teacher:

1.2 Understand how students learn
2.1 Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area
6.2 Engage in professional learning and improve practice
7.4 Engage with professional teaching networks and broader communities

A certificate will be provided with 4-hours professional development credit.

Light morning refreshments and complimentary parking (Hackney Road and Plane Tree Drive) will be provided.

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