Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Royal Botanic Gardens Professional Development Program for educators: AusVELS & Indigenous culture; Food gardens for schools & kinders

In 2014, the Royal Botanic Gardens presents an expanded Professional Development Program featuring some of Australia’s and the world’s leading experts in nature-based education.

A Shared Country

The Royal Botanic Gardens in partnership with the Catholic Education Office Melbourne will present sessions on; the cross curricula priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people in the AusVELS and Indigenous culture.

When: Tuesday 29 July 2014  10am - 4 pm
Where: RBG Cranbourne,
Auditorium at the Visitor Centre,
Australian Garden Cost: $50

Food gardens for schools and kinders
Participants will see food growing at school in a new light – look at using 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: Wednesday 12th November 9.30am – 4.00pm
Where: RBG Melbourne
Cost: $50

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.

For further information and bookings, please contact:
E: edserv@rbg.vic.gov.au
P: 9252 2358 RBG Melbourne or 5990 2200 RBG Cranbourne


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