The RSPCA Victoria Education department has been working with Victorian teachers to promote the importance of gaining approval from the Victorian Schools Animal Ethics Committee (VSAEC) when considering teaching with animals.
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There are many things to consider before getting a classroom pet such as being a humane role model, suitable animals for the classroom and more!
Once you are comfortable with being a humane role model and taking personal responsibility for the classroom pet, take the test to see if a classroom pet would be an appropriate addition to your classroom.
Most teachers have the best intentions when they undertake a chick hatching project. Unfortunately, many lessons learned from such projects are better left unlearned.
RSPCA Australia does not approve of the keeping of animals in non-residential kindergartens, pre-schools or schools other than agricultural high schools, as the level of regularity of care and attention, particularly during weekends and holidays, is inadequate, or non-existent.