The Science Teachers' Association of Queensland is the professional association of teachers of science in Queensland. As a non-profit organisation we rely on funding from our membership, professional development conferences, and the generosity of sponsors in order to co-ordinate activities that support science education, teachers of science and students. Find out more about STAQ here.
Thanks to the generosity of our major sponsors (Smart Teachers, Queensland Teachers' Union, ANZUK, PIEFA, IMSITE), STAQ are pleased to offer one free registration with each fully paid registration. If you have already registered, you may enter details for a second, free attendee using the booking system. Places are limited, so grab a friend and take advantage of this offer before it's too late!
Outdoor learning using experience-based strategies can be used to build an ‘ecological literacy’ – that is, to have an understanding of the natural systems that make life on earth possible.
This popular competition is being held during School Term 2 - from 11th April – 24th June 2016.
The process is simple and safe for students from a young age, and is open for all school age students from Prep – Grade 12
Follow this link for further information and ONLINE REGISTRATIONS http://www.raci.org.au/branches/qld-schools/crystal-growing-competition
The prize pack consists of an In Season Double Pass to see The Man Who Knew Infinity OR the Men of Vision DVD pack which includes the following DVD’s:
1. I'm Not There
2. Love & Mercy
3. Nowhere Boy
4. Slumdog Millionaire
5. The Motorcycle Diaries
To enter, answer the question: Who is a scientist that has inspired you and why?
Post your entry here.
The nation's most prestigious and highly regarded awards for excellence in science and science teaching.
Nominations close on 28 April 2016.
Nominate a worthy colleague now.
For more details, click here
Out-of-field teachers of science can be concerned about their ability to demonstrate the application of science in everyday life for their students. Support and training for these teachers is the key as well as recognition that it is difficult to teach out-of-field.
Applications for the 2016 National Council of Women of Queensland Inc. (NCWQ) bursaries are now open. The bursaries are to assist with educational expenses for Queensland women. Bursaries are available in many fields and women from year 12, to TAFE, bachelor degree and to Masters and PhD levels may be eligible to apply.
Details of all 26 bursaries on offer can be found at http://ncwq.org.au/bursaries