Professional development and teacher events 

Professional Development for educators at Te Papa
Professional Development for educators at Te Papa

Te Papa’s exhibitions, collections, and events offer a diverse range of learning experiences and opportunities for teachers.

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Professional Development and Teacher Events 

WW100 Education Expo

Sat 6 Sep
9:30am - 2pm
Free entry

We invite you to an education expo that will profile the vast range of WWI resources and learning programmes on offer to your students. Come to Te Papa to hear from experts in the field and gain direct access to museum educators.

Participating museums and libraries:

  • Te Papa
  • Government House
  • National Army Museum
  • Heritage New Zealand
  • and more

Download the WW100 Education Expo flyer for more information
Find out more about Te Papa's Conflict and Identity programme

Register now


Tyrannosaurs primary teacher professional development

Sat 11 Oct
Suitable for primary teachers
Cost: $30 (includes morning tea)
Registration essential

Come and learn about tyrannosaurs, and other dinosaurs and fossils, with scientists from GNS Science and Te Papa.  They’ll help you deal with those tricky questions from the young dinosaur experts in your class!

You’ll also get a chance to see the exhibition, Tyrannosaurs: Meet the family, and learn how to use our Tyrannosaurs education resource to make the most of your class visit.

Places are sure to fill fast so book early to avoid disappointment.

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Free teacher orientation tours

Do you need help to plan your next visit to Te Papa?

Book your staff in for an orientation tour with one of the Te Papa Educators. This service is offered free and is designed to help you make the most of your time in the Museum.
Let us know the learning intentions for your visit, and we will suggest the best education programmes and exhibitions to support your students’ learning.

There is no maximum or minimum number of teachers required. The tour takes approximately 1 hour. These tours are available all year, every year.

Book now by contacting the Education Coordinator, Andrew Watt
Ph (04) 381 7443 

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