Professional learning

Professional development

The DECD Education Manager based at the Museum can provide professional development opportunities for teachers. These sessions are offered for travelling exhibitions and for all existing galleries within the Museum.

Professional learning sessions highlight how exhibits can be used to engage students and enrich their learning. All sessions address the Australian Curriculum are embedded with Teaching for Effective Learning (TfEL) methodologies and meet National Teacher Standards. Certificates of attendance are issued for all sessions.

Term 4 Professional Learning


Tuesday October 20th

4 - 6pm

South Australian Museum

Cost $20

To coincide with the South Australian Museum's Opals exhibition, education is offering a two hour professional learning session focussing on the science and history of opal mining in South Australia.

Museum geologist, Ben McHenry will discuss how opals are formed and the physics behind their colour and light. Opals exhibtion designer, Brett Chandler will explain the key concepts of the exhibition which address many student outcomes in the Earth and Space science curriculum.

There will be opportunities to ask questions and to view the Opals exhibit after hours.

A certificate of attendance aligned to the AITSL standards will be issued after the session.

Bookings are essential please ring Museum Education on 8207 7429 to secure your place.


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