PD - Ethics Trail at Melbourne Zoo

Teacher Professional Development with Zoos Victoria Ethics and Conservation: Exploring the ethics trails at the Melbourne Zoo

If you’re a Levels 3- 10 teacher this professional development day is for you. You’ll be able to preview the Melbourne Zoo Ethics Trails and case studies and get the chance to develop your competency for teaching ethical issues in an engaging and non-formal education setting.


The professional development will be delivered by experts in the field of philosophy and ethics education from VAPS (Victorian Association for Philosophy in Schools) in partnership with the Melbourne Zoo Learning Experience Team.


The content of the day will be based on the new Ethics Trail and self-guided program, Ethics and Conservation, which has been specifically developed for the Melbourne Zoo.


Primary and Secondary teachers can attend this free professional development day at Melbourne Zoo to support their teaching and learning practice in the Victorian Curriculum area of Ethical Capability.



Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm

Location: Melbourne Zoo

Cost: FREE for Zoos Victoria members ($70 to join as a teacher member) 


For bookings call 1300 966 784


  • Friday 3rd May (Term 2)
  • Friday 26th July (Term 3)
  • Friday 18th October (Term 4)


Download the teacher and student notes for years 3/4, 5/6. 7/8, 9/10, and VCE.

You can find additional resources and support at Victorian Association for Philosophy in Schools.


More details available at the Zoo website.

*Free with a Zoos Teacher Membership.