About the Centre

The ACDS Teaching and Learning Cent185LaTrobe-amendolia_150508_333-Copyre was established by the Australian Council of Deans of Science (ACDS) to inform science faculties and their stakeholders about quality teaching and learning in science and mathematics and to promote innovation in science and mathematics teaching and learning, and foster widespread improvement in practice. It seeks to identify and promote consensus, providing a strong national voice on teaching and learning.  Its members consist primarily of Associate Deans Learning and Teaching, discipline education networks and other recognized learning and teaching leaders.

The Centre explores key issues and good practice through conferences, projects and position papers.  Its conferences include:

The governing board of the Centre is the ACDS Executive. The Australian Council of Deans of Science (ACDS) comprises the deans of science faculties and senior representatives of science, from Australia’s universities.  It is the voice of science teaching and research in the university system.

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A/Prof Elizabeth Johnson
Director ACDS TL Centre

ACSME 2017: program now available!

ACSME 2017 will be held in Melbourne at Monash University on Sep 27-28 + workshop/discipline day on Sep 29th.

There is still time to register and the detailed draft program and discipline day abstracts and sessions are now available to view!

Conference theme: Science and mathematics teaching and learning for the 21st century.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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