Teachers’ Big Days Out


South Australia’s major cultural institutions, along North Terrace and beyond presented an exciting three day program 2019 loaded with professional learning opportunities for educators in all learning areas. Plans are already underway to hold the event in January 2020….stay tuned for updates throughout the year! 

Drawing in the Gallery (Years 5-12)


This workshop invites participants to reflect on the portrait and self-portraiture as a form of artistic expression using Reggio Emilia’s pedagogic approach. Combined with a viewing of the permanent collection, students…

Changing Places Facilitated Workshop


The Migration Museum is committed to telling the stories of people who live these significant changes. The exhibition Changing Places shares migration stories of some of the newest South Australians. Who…

Ediacaran Fossils of the Flinders Ranges


The Ediacaran Fossils of the Flinders Ranges eBook has been created to support teachers when addressing the concepts of geological time and evolution with their students. It provides background information on South Australian Ediacaran fossil discoveries and their scientific importance…

Girl Asleep Digital Education Package


The Girl Asleep Digital Education Package is a free learning resource for award-winning coming-of-age film Girl Asleep. The two-part offering gives students and teachers an imaginative and dynamic insight into…

Being a child in the nineteenth century


This program takes students on a journey of exploring the past- school life and daily life of colonial Australia (1836-1875) before schooling became compulsory in South Australia. What did children…

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Movement, Mindfulness and Wellbeing in the Garden: Teacher Workshop

The Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium of SA is teaming up with Bluearth Foundation to deliver a Movement, Mindfulness and Wellbeing workshop for SA teachers in the Adelaide Botanic Garden.
This workshop will be an interactive learning experience where participants will explore concepts of mindfulness through a series of movement based challenges and experiences.
Participants will also be taken through a guided tour of Adelaide Botanic Garden and learn about the various collections and educational offerings available for students and teachers throughout the year.

Movement, Mindfulness and Wellbeing in Adelaide Botanic Garden: Schools event

Movement, Mindfulness and Wellbeing in Adelaide Botanic Garden: Schools event

The Botanic Gardens of South Australia is teaming up with Bluearth Foundation, to host a Movement, Mindfulness and Wellbeing in the Garden event, to be held at Adelaide Botanic Garden on Thursday April 4.
Classes will be scheduled in to 2 different facilitated lessons:
Movement and Mindfulness – join staff from Bluearth Foundation, one of Australia’s leading organisations promoting active lifestyles and mindfulness amongst young people, for a guided
lesson of activity, exploration and discovery in the beautiful surrounds of Adelaide Botanic Garden.
Plants and Health – Botanic Gardens Education staff will lead students through an inquiry based learning experience that will explore the relationship between plants and health.

Overview: First Contacts

Overview: First Contacts

1. What was life like for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples before the arrival of the Europeans?
2. Why did the Europeans settle in Australia?
3. What was the nature and consequence of contact between Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples and early traders, explorers and settlers?