A course in Asian Elephant Health, Reproduction and Breeding Management
This is an international training course on the management of the health, reproduction, breeding and welfare of Asian elephants. The course has two components, a stand-alone distance (online-based) course that is designed to provide you with background knowledge in elephant reproduction and health so that you will be able to fully engage with the one-week practical training course in Sri Lanka.
The distance learning course is designed to provide participants with background knowledge in elephant anatomy, physiology, nutrition, management, reproduction, breeding, health and diseases. It will include interactive on-line discussions with tutors, quizzes, an individual assignment and a final assessment. It is designed to provide the knowledge necessary for participants to fully engage in and benefit from the on-site practical training course.
The on-site course will include one day of lecture/discussions at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, followed by 4 days of practical training and demonstrations at the Pinnawela elephant orphanage and the Elephant Transit Home, Udawalave, Sri Lanka.
Unfortunately the Course for 2017 has been cancelled.
Dates for 2018 course will be released soon.
The registration fees for students and “Asian elephant range countries” participants" have been discounted and given below.
The number of places on both the distance learning and practical courses for participants from “Asian elephant range countries” and for students are limited. If you require further information regarding fees or any other details, please email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to be informed when registration for 2018 opens please email: email@example.com.
Partially Funded by Brian Nixon fund for the protection of Elephants in Thailand.