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| Last Updated: 30/05/2024

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Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP) Certificate Course on ‘Nature Interpretation for Zoo Guide Training Programme’

WII- ENVIS Resource Partner at Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun is organizing Certificate Course on ‘Nature Interpretation for Zoo Guide Training Programme’ at Kamala Nehru Zoological Garden, Ahmedabad, Gujarat from 30 November - 9 December, 2019 in partnership with Central Zoo Authority and Kamala Nehru Zoological Garden.

This course will help to create a pool of skilled zoo guides who will help in disseminating information to visitors in the zoo in a entertaining manner and make the visits more interactive and interesting.

The participants of this course will be to equipped with skills which will either upscale their position if they are already in-service or enhance their chances of gaining employment.

The course includes the following modules for the GSDP participants:

Module: 1. Introduction to the Course and Setting the Objectives
Module: 2. Role of zoos in conservation
Module: 3. Zoos as Heritage- An introduction to Kamla Nehru Zoo
Module: 4. An introduction to Nature Interpretation
Module: 5. Identifying target audience and Vandalism in Zoos
Module: 6. Qualities of a Zoo Guide
Module: 7. Effective Communication Techniques
Module: 8. Management of Disaster in Zoos
Module: 9. Mammals: Ecology and Behaviour
Module: 10. Herpetofauna and Basics Skills of Snake Handling
Module: 11. Bird Identification
Module: 12. Butterfly Identification
Module: 13. Urban Wildlife
Module: 14. Personality Enhancement (on an everyday basis)
Module: 15. Field Activities
Module: 16. English Vocabulary (on an everyday basis)
Module: 17. First Aid
Module: 18. Group Exercise (Practical and field based)
Module: 19. Evaluation and Valedictory Session

For more details contact:

ENVIS Resource Partner ‘Wildlife and Protected Areas’
Wildlife Institute of India (WII)
Chandrabani, Dehradun- 248001, Uttarakhand, India
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