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Gibberagong Environmental Education Centre

Gibberagong Environmental Education Centre

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Learning on Country

Aboriginal histories and cultures

K-6 Professional Learning Program – 7 hours Accredited PL

Program overview

Learning on Country: Aboriginal histories and cultures Professional Learning Program will enable teachers to deepen their knowledge of local Aboriginal land practices and culture whilst learning on Country.

During the program, participants will be engaged in a workshop day where they will:

-   engage in on-Country activities including an introduction to the local Aboriginal people, their culture and land practices

-   visit important Aboriginal cultural sites

-   examine strategies for incorporating Aboriginal histories and cultures into the K-6 curriculum, including inquiry-based learning sequences

To complete the course, participants must attend the onsite workshop, use knowledge gained from the workshop day to develop and implement a learning sequence and share their lessons with colleagues from the course during the follow-up 2 hour sharing video conference.

Standards: Completing Learning on Country will contribute 7 hours of TIPL addressing 2.4.2, 3.2.2, 6.3.2, 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Program Details 

Download the program flyer (coming soon)

Venue Muogamarra Nature Reserve

DoE Cost: $150.00 pp

Non DoE Cost: $200.00 pp

National Parks entry: $2.20pp in addition


Enrol in MyPL

Non DoE teachers must create a non-DoE account first


Tea/coffee, morning tea and lunch is inclucded in the cost

All dietary requirements will be catered for

2024 Dates

Term 2 Program: Friday 17th May 2024

Term 3 Program: Friday 9th August 2024

Resources View previous participant’s work 

Further Inquiries

David Smith I 9457 8245 I