Teacher development support

Alongside supporting the learning and development of young people we also offer opportunities for teachers. 

We support local teacher training providers with day long workshops on teaching outside of the classroom, and are beginning to develop training for more experienced staff too. 

We also have our Teacher panel; a group of professionals that help us to test and develop new offer while meeting other local teachers passionate about the environment and spending time amongst the animals on our beautiful site. 

Welcome to the Teacher Hub!

    Group of visitors
    Whipsnade Zoo Teacher Panel

    Teacher Panel at Whipsnade Zoo

    Support us in developing new Education offer in exchange for exclusive behind the scenes experiences

    Tour at Whipsnade Zoo for Lookout lodges
    Training for experienced teachers

    Continuing Professional Development

    Work with us to empower school staff to get out of the classroom!

    Tours at Lookout Lodge by penguins at Whipsnade Zoo
    Inspiring future educators

    Initial Teacher Training

    We work with local teacher training providers to empower those new to the profession to take pupils outside of the classroom and feel confident teaching in an informal learning environment. 

    Whipsnade Zoo staff member engaging with teachers at giraffes
    World Teachers' Day - 7 October 2023

    World Teachers' Day - 7 October 2023

    Free entry for teaching staff to Whipsnade Zoo!