Professional Development

Royal Botanic Gardens provides an extensive range of professional development opportunities for teachers at all levels, all year round. To request a booking please contact the Education Bookings office:

T: (03) 9252 2358


Vacation care (PDF - 71.36 kB) and Professional Development (PDF - 130.38 kB) programs now available for booking.

Food Gardens for Schools & Kinders

Participants will see food growing at school in a new light – look at using food plants to enhance your school grounds through good design; develop ideas on how to share fresh produce with your school community and try some simple recipes that kids will love tasting and sharing:    

  • hardy, edible plants for schools
  • multi-function garden design
  • share some tasty recipes
  • cooking without a kitchen

When:  Wednesday 12th November
Time:   9.30 – 4.00pm
Where: RBG Melbourne
Bookings: Bookings essential (03) 9252 2358 
Cost:    $50

New Professional Development opportunity at your school

Would you like us to visit your school or early learning centre? We offer consultation on how to enhance your outdoor play spaces or we can deliver a range of workshops utilising your outdoor areas. Please call RBG Melbourne to discuss how we can tailor to your individual needs.

Feedback from participants

''I had a really lovely day and I loved all the hands on ideas that don't require lots of funding! Thank you so much."

"Really useful information which has inspired me to continue to work in our community garden and motivate others"

"Great food, loved the nibbles, relaxed enthusiastic professionals, excellent day, thank you"