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Learning programmes at Kew

  • specialist training
    Botanical Horticulture There's a wide range of opportunities to gain horticultural qualifications or experience at Kew

Our learning programmes provide opportunities for people at all stages of education, from curriculum visits for school pupils to specialist training courses for professionals. Kew also offers a broad range of informal talks and courses for adult learners.

Professional training

Kew offers a comprehensive programme of specialist training courses for students in higher education, teachers at all levels, and for botanists, horticulturists and plant conservation specialists in search of CPD (continuing professional development).

Horticulture, plant science and conservation training courses

Bring your students to Kew Gardens or Wakehurst

Kew offers many learning opportunities for schools, students and teachers. Taught by experienced and enthusiastic Kew staff, the school visit programmes cover all stages of education and are aligned closely with the National Curriculum and work schemes.

School visits to Kew Gardens

School visits to Wakehurst

Talks and Courses

Kew offers a wide range of talks and courses, whether you have a passion for plants and photography, would like to observe kingfishers in their natural habitat, or learn the basic techniques of botanical illustration.

Download the Talks and courses - spring/summer 2015 to see the full range.

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