Museum of Brisbane

Professional Development

Professional Development

Museum of Brisbane offers professional development opportunities for Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, pre-service and EAL/ ESL teachers to:

  • Learn about the Museum’s upcoming learn programs
  • Discuss possible curriculum links within our exhibitions
  • Creatively develop knowledge with hands on workshops
  • Explore the galleries after hours with curatorial and learn staff members
  • Speak with local artists and historians to develop subject specific knowledge

All events include a Professional Development Certificate. Suitable for educators of all year levels. Spaces are limited.

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2018 Professional Development Events

Term 3: Thursday 20 September
Fusing Art & Technology Professional Development

Time: 5.00pm – 7.00pm
Cost: Pre-Service Teachers $15, Teachers $30, General/Public Admission $30
Location: The Studio

Keen to experiment with art and technology in the classroom but not sure where to start? Museum of Brisbane presents a collaboration with technology educator Leighann Ness Wilson to deliver this practical, hands-on workshop for primary and middle school educators. Build confidence and be inspired to apply STEAM principles to the Design and Technologies and Visual Arts curriculum by experimenting with Little Bits, paper circuits, Makey Makey and stop motion.

Leighann is a designer and education professional who works across the primary and middle school sector directly with students and their educators.

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Term 4: Thursday 28 November
Crossing Cultures, Hidden Histories Professional Development 

Time: 4.45pm – 7.00pm
Cost: Pre-Service Teachers $15, Teachers $30, General/Public Admission $30
Location: Dome Lounge

Crossing Cultures, Hidden Histories is a raw account of the impact of policy implementation on Australia’s First Nations Peoples.

Cheese platter and light refreshments from 4.45pm.

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Keep in touch

To speak with our education team regarding possible offerings for your class please email or call 07 3339 0823.

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