Fully Funded Professional Development Opportunity for Teachers

We are looking for FIVE motivated teachers to join us on our expedition to Rungulla National Park in Queensland!

All teachers who teach years 4-12 are encouraged to apply.  You do not have to be experienced or science-trained to participate – just passionate about science, and about sharing this passion with your students, colleagues and education networks.

WHERE:           Rungulla National Park, QLD

WHEN:              Thursday 23rd – Thursday 30th April, 2020

DURATION:    8 days (6 school days). Due to the remote location of the site, participants will need to allocate an extra days’ travel either side of these dates.

WHO:                 5 teachers who teach years 4-12

HOW:                 To apply you will need to:

  • Create and submit a maximum 2-minute video describing why you would like to be involved in this Bush Blitz TeachLive expedition, and how you would use the experience to support your teaching to increase the benefit for your students.
  • Support your video application with a written form addressing three selection criteria.

APPLY (AND MORE INFORMATION) HEREhttp://asta.edu.au/programs/bush_blitz_teachlive (includes eligibility and commitments).

Click the image below to view a promotional video of this program:


The successful applicants will have a unique opportunity to assist scientists to document plants and animals as part of the world’s first continent-wide biodiversity survey. The teachers will also communicate their experiences live with their students through blogs on the website (https://www.earthwatch.org.au/Blogs/teacher-blog), and through video link (such as Skype) and social media sites.

All travel, accommodation and full teacher replacement costs are funded

Applications close Sunday 23rd February