News: Education

Conservation organisations fund Zoos Victoria’s support of critically endangered Mountain Pygmy-possums

Conservation organisations WildArk, Aussie Ark and Global Wildlife Conservation, have awarded $15,800 to Zoos Victoria for their project 'Supplementary feeding techniques and health…

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Mar 19, 2021 Education / Environment / Finance / Zoos /


Drastic shortage of swim teachers puts young Australians at risk

A massive shortage of swim teachers is putting young children at risk with swim schools across the country reporting long waiting lists for lessons while they scramble to find suitable…

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Mar 18, 2021 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


PerfectGym releases new Pool Assessments Module

Complementing their already extensive courses module, PerfectGym have released a courses-based learn-to-swim assessment module that allowed for instructors and deck officers to easily view…

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Mar 18, 2021 Aquatics / Education / Safety / Technology /


Call for papers issued for 2022 Auckland IWG World Conference on Women & Sport

Developing the programme for its 2022 conference in Auckland, the International Working Group (IWG) on Women & Sport is inviting case studies, research and content from all over the…

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Mar 18, 2021 Education / Recreation / Sport /


WAZA officially endorses Razan Al Mubarak for IUCN Presidency

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) has advised that, for the first time in its 86-year history, it is endorsing a candidate for the International Union for Conservation of…

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Mar 17, 2021 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /


Australian reptile venom program sees Coastal Taipan break world record

The extraction of venom from a Coastal Taipan at the Australian Reptile Park has broken the world record for extracting the most raw venom from a single yield. The Australian Reptile Park…

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Mar 17, 2021 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /


Researchers call for increased time for physical education in New Zealand schools

Increasing the amount of time schools devote to physical education each week could dramatically reduce the number of children who are doing only minimal levels of exercise, researchers…

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Mar 16, 2021 Education / Recreation / Sport /


VMA announces dates for 2021 Venue Management School

The Venue Management Association (VMA) has announced the dates for the 2021 Venue Management School and Leadership Institute to be held at Salt Resort, Kingscliff between the 7th and 12th…

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Mar 11, 2021 Education / Entertainment / Security / Sport / Venues /


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