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Professional Learning Sessions

The Department of Fisheries Community and Education team are pleased to announce our new series of Professional Learning opportunities for 2017.  Each session will be aimed at teachers of a specific phase of learning, or course of study.

METROPOLITAN AREA – HILLARYS

Come and learn about Department of Fisheries’ excursion activities and how to implement Marine WATERs into your classroom teaching.

All sessions provide you with the chance to try some of our hands on activities and receive take away, hard-copy resources.

Where: Department of Fisheries,
39 Northside Drive, Hillarys WA 6025
Time:    4.00 pm – 5.30 pm (Registration from 3.45 pm)
Light refreshments included.

Date Session Focus Phase of Learning Registration
Thursday 16 February
(Term 1, Week 3, 2017)
Linking literacy and science in the early years K – 2 Past event
Thursday 11 May
(Term 2, Week 3, 2017)
Unpacking the State of the Fisheries report Year 10 – 12 Past event
Thursday 3 August
(Term 3, Week 3, 2017)
Sampling in the Sea Year 7 – 12 Past event
Thursday 26 October
(Term 4, Week 3, 2017)
Ocean Science: Science Inquiry Skills for Primary School Year 3 – 6 Registration Link
(FREE)

For further information or to register your interest for Hillarys sessions, please contact Carina Lancaster on 9203 0341 or email

NORTHERN REGION

These professional learning sessions are aimed at primary, secondary and pre-service teachers. It will give a broad overview of education resources and incursion opportunities that develop an appreciation for the marine environment and begin to build an understanding of how and why we manage the aquatic environment to ensure we have Fish for the Future.

Time:    4.00 pm – 5.30 pm (Registration from 3.45 pm)
Light refreshments included.

Date Location Area Registration – RSVP
Thursday 2 March Broome Lotteries House
Lot 642 Cable Beach Road East, Broome
 West Kimberley  Past event
Wednesday 8 March Karratha Leisureplex – club room
Opposite Broadhurst Road, Dampier Hwy, Stove Hill
 Karratha  Past event
Thursday 9 March South Hedland Lotteries House
4 Rason Link, South Hedland
 Hedland  Past event

For further information or to register your interest for Northern region sessions, please contact Jessamy Ham on 9193 8600 or email

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