We offer opportunities to attend workshops and specialist lectures and talks related to exhibitions, gallery content or Museum research throughout the year.
Some professional learning sessions are designed to help build teachers' content knowledge while others 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.
Teachers' Big Days Out 2020
Teachers’ Big Days Out information and Eventbrite registrations are now open via the link on the website.
Teachers’ Big Days Out (TBDO) is a professional learning event for educators presented by South Australian cultural organisations with the support of the Department for Education. The program includes over 90 sessions across multiple learning areas and year levels, aligned to the curriculum.
There will be a host of differtent learning opportunities offered here at the Museum as well as 21 other organisations across the city over 3 big days.
Book now so you dont miss out!
3 day program
15, 16, 17 January 2020
Empowering educators: curiosity and discovery
A unique professional learning event for educators
Presented by the South Australian Museum, Adelaide Botanic Garden and Art Gallery of South Australia
Discover alternative strategies for STEM thinking and problem solving by using works of art, objects and living things to foster engagement through inquiry-based learning. This professional development session will be held in conjunction with the Adelaide Botanic Garden, the Art Gallery of South Australia and the South Australian Museum.
Recommended to all educators, TRT and pre-service educators
Key curriculum areas:
- Learning areas: Science and Visual Arts
- General capabilities: intercultural understanding; critical and creative thinking; literacy
- Cross-curriculum priorities: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures.
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