Course curriculum

    1. An Overview of African Penguins

    2. An Overview of South African Penguin Conservation

    3. Safeguarding South African Penguin Species

    4. Threats to South African Penguin Species

    5. Successful African Penguin Conservation Strategies

    6. The Grey Areas of Penguin Conservation

    7. African Penguin - Spheniscus Demersus

    1. Marine Dynamics and Dyer Island Conservation Trust

    2. Marine Dynamics and Dyer Island Conservation Trust Overview

    3. Home to the African Penguin

    4. Penguin Introduction

    5. African Penguin

    6. African Penguin Emergency Response

    7. African Penguin Medical Treatment

    8. African Penguin Temporary Homes

    9. African Penguin Feeding (Live)

    1. Two Oceans Aquarium Education Foundation

    2. African Penguin Habitats in South Africa

    3. African Penguins at the Two Oceans Aquarium

    4. The Environments Supporting African Penguins

    1. Nature's Valley Trust

    2. Marine Species Guide (Birds)

    1. Penguin Quiz

About this course

  • £59.00
  • 35 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content

Course highlights

  • Multiple projects and instructors

    A combination of projects and instructors providing multiple examples and perspectives.

  • Learn at your own pace

    On-demand lessons mean there is no need to wait for drip-fed lessons or monthly releases. Watch, read and learn on replay any time you’re ready.

  • Mix of lesson formats

    Our dynamic lessons and content use all presentation methods possible. Some content will expand and grow and also be updated from time to time.

  • Easy to digest lessons

    1 hour of video lessons, lectures, case studies, real life scenarios and live events, broken down into bite size, easy to digest chunks.

  • 365 days of access

    With plenty of time to take advantage of all course content, you can learn at your own pace.

  • Contribute to conservation

    Our courses are designed on a social enterprise principle - your money goes to protect wildlife and the causes you care about.

Why this is ideal for you

African Penguins, presented by the Marine Dynamics, Dyer Island Conservation Trust, African Penguin & Seabird Rehabilitation Centre, Two Oceans Aquarium Education Foundation and Nature's Valley Trust, and supported by other collaborating organisations and projects, is ideal for students of wildlife conservation, marine biology, bioscience, ecology and zoology.

  • Text Lessons (on-demand)

  • Video Lessons (on-demand)

  • Quizzes (on-demand)

  • Q&A Sessions (on demand)

  • Completion Certificate

Course Instructors

Kellyn Whitehead

TEP Consultant Instructor

Kellyn had a passion for the natural world from a young age and her passion has only continued to grow! She studied her BSc and BSc Hons in biodiversity and ecology at Stellenbosch University. Since then, Kellyn has completed an MSc in Pollination ecology with the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal. Kellyn worked for Nature's Valley Trust from 2014 - 2022 overseeing their Fynbos research program and their volunteer and internship program.

The Expedition Project

The EXPEDITION Project is a team of volunteers and interns whose collaborative approach has brought together a collection of world-class online and in-person opportunities. Our online course team includes: Wildlife Vet Online co-founders - Dr Nirvana Leaver, Dr Isabel Beardwood, Dr Molly Buckmaster, Dr Katrina Shlyak and Dr Yashaswini Modak. Course transcripts and quality checks - Dr Nirvana Leaver, Dr Beth Worsely-Wildman, Caela Conroy, Layla Ruggles, Max Buchan, Dr Nicole Hartman, Orla Shipway, Karina Khatic, Joshua Howell, Emma Seed and Elli Verrochi. eBooks - Max Buchan, Dr Yashaswini Modak, Orla Shipway

Course Collaborators

Discover African penguin conservation topics starting today!

“Penguins may stumble, but they always get back up and waddle on.” ~ Unknown

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