The Teacher Earth Science Education
Programme (TESEP) is designed to help you - a science teacher interested in improving your student's outcomes - make better use of your time teaching Earth and Environmental Science in your classrooms through the provision of
workshops → Book now!
Updates to existing resources
→ Download published Case Studies here for free!
Ideas for field trips
Access to teachers experienced in
If you teach science TESEP can help you!
TESEP's first series of
professional development workshops, entitled The Challenging Earth, is now
highly acclaimed and well established. The topics for the workshops were selected
from those nominated in an Australia wide survey of teachers. They reflect
topical issues and teacher's needs and are designed to mesh with existing
curriculum requirements in all states (curriculum links provided). The nine topics are
PD1: Round and Round with
(The rock cycle, ore bodies and crustal
PD2: Riding the Climate
Roller Coaster (climate change)
PD3: Greening coal
PD4: Fossil sunlight (the
PD5: Wet rocks (ground
PD6: Hot rocks
PD7: Our Place in
Space (Astronomy for the curriculum)
PD8: Powerful stuff (the
PD9: Plate Tectonics (the
reason for the Challenging Earth)
Coming soon: Plate Tectonics - The poster!
TESEP is constantly developing new material and the next round includes
A Plate Tectonics wall poster
webinar delivery of PDs
Ongoing delivery of PDs in new locations
across regional Australia
Development of national
case studies to supplement
existing textbooks: Click here to find out more.
→ Download published Case Studies here!
Development of field
guides - simply-worded stop-by-stop
descriptive guides for teachers and worksheet
various year levels
Purchase and distribution
of quality teaching resources to
Download partnering documents here: