Inclusive learning option for excursions and field trips

Accessible learning experience for Deaf or hard of hearing students.

Auslan with English captions to maximise the excursion experience with options so no one misses out on information typically by audio. The OpenAccess Excursions tool kit aims to create an inclusive society by providing options to access information and to further develop education outcomes for all.  Now available at Werribee Open Range Zoo in Victoria.

Tour options available for both self-guided and teacher/student group tours

  • Easy to use 
  • Measured results back into the classroom
  • Increased learning outcomes for students who are Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Great educational family activity

hand holding tablet deviceShort video on inclusive learning experiences

"...now with the app, the information is so clear.  I felt like I didn't miss much at all.  The new technology's amazing, I really loved it here today." - student at Werribee Zoo excursion 

Secure your excursion today

An accessible kit with smart devices is available for loan free of charge from the main reception of Werribee Open Range Zoo. Please contact the Zoo prior to your arrival to secure your place.

Powered by Conexu in partnership with the Victorian Deaf Education Institute and Werribee Open Range Zoo.


Articles

View ABC3 Kids video with captions 'Werribee Open Range Zoo introduces Auslan app'
Read Herald Sun article 'Zoo excursions explained through new phone app'
Read Media Access Australia's education 'blog 'Including captioning for excursions'


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