State Library of South Australia

For Teachers

 The State Library, through its collections, exhibitions and events, offer engaging learning opportunities for students. In support of this, we offer educators with professional development opportunities and resources to enhance their teaching practice.

2019 Diary Dates: Teacher Professional Development

Save the dates for events and professional development opportunities for teachers. More details coming soon.

Evening programs, 4.30 to 6pm

  • Term 1, week 4: 20 February - Research for SACE - CANCELLED
  • Term 1, week 7: 13 March - History for Early Years
  • Term 2, week 5: 8 May - Meet Phil Cummings and see his exhibition
  • Term 2, week 7: 12 June - Maps
  • Term 3, week 3: 7 August - Researching Science
  • Term 3, week 4: 13 August - Science week - Jeanette Dixon
  • Term 3, week 7: 4 September - History in the Primary Years
  • Term 4, week 4: 6 November - Heroes of the skies: commemorating the 1919 epic flight of the Smith Brothers

Note: A fee may apply to some programs 


Programs for teachers

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Teacher Professional Development: HASS@ the Library: Early Years

Date: 13 March 2019

Time: 4.30 to 6pm

Location: Meet at entrance to Institute Building

Note: Bookings essential

Target audience: Kindy to year 2 teachers
1.5 hours
Up to 30 participants
:experienced early years teachers

Attendance certificates will be provided.

Refreshments available from 4pm

Teacher Professional Development: Research for SACE

Date: 20 February 2019

Time: 4.30 to 6pm

Location: Meet in the ground floor glass foyer


Suitability: Senior Secondary Years
1.5 hours
: Education Librarians

For Teachers of Senior Secondary students who are undertaking research within the following areas: The Research Project, History, Science and Technology.


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Teacher Twilight @ The Centre of Democracy 2019

Date: 5 March 2019

Time: 4.30 to 5.30pm

Location: The Centre of Democracy, Institute Building

Note: Free, bookings essential. Various dates available. Places are limited.

Come and meet our team, and learn about The Centre, the thinking behind the design and selection of objects and the connection to the Australian curriculum.


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