Changemakers turn words into action for gender equity

“Acknowledging, understanding, and confronting biases and the inequalities is the way to move forward, it’s this which catalyses words into action.” Creating systemic change requires bold action to breakdown barriers for women entering and succeeding in STEM. Teachers can be … Continued

A letter to year 12 students from Australia’s legendary astronomer

Fred Watson Fred Watson is Australia’s first Astronomer-at-Large, a position within the Commonwealth Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources. He is graduate of the universities of St Andrews and Edinburgh and worked at both of Britain’s Royal Observatories before … Continued

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

On Tuesday 11th February 2020, the world celebrates the amazing contribution that women and girls have had to science. Watch, read and listen, and get to know the amazing Women in STEM that we have featured throughout the year. They’ve … Continued

SCINEMA 2020 returns with new SCINEMA junior filmmaker award

SCINEMA International Science Film Festival, the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, is back for 2020 and we want your students to submit their films! This season welcomes a range of new award categories including SCINEMA Junior, for … Continued

NYSF 2020 National Science Teachers Summer School Registrations are now open!

The National Science Teacher’s Summer School (NSTSS) is a five-day professional development program for experienced and new secondary Science Teachers and Lab Technicians from across Australia.   NYSF 2020 National Science Teachers Summer School Registrations are now open! The National … Continued

Teachers – proof you are doing it right!

The importance of challenging people and machines. A confidence-boosting read for all teachers - this study proves you’re doing it right by stretching students just a little bit to keep their learning in the sweet spot. Proof that teachers know … Continued