Simulated parenting activities

The use of animals in simulated parenting activities by students or teachers is not permitted.

Alternatives to the use of animals in this exercise include:

    • observing normal animal behaviour of offspring with their parents
    • observing human parents with their offspring
    • involving students in peer support
    • undertaking work experience in child-care centres or jobs involving caring for animals
    • the use of dolls or other technological devices which simulate the parenting experience.