Posts by Jen Aughterson

ACSME 2018 – submissions now cl...

Submissions are now closed – thanks to all of you who have made submissions to be part of the program. ACSME 2018 will be held on Wednesday 26 September and Thursday 27 September 2018 at Flinders University in Adelaide, South Australia. The Discipline day will be held on Friday 28 September 2018 in McLaren Vale. […]

Deans study maths’ role in uni ...

The Australian Australian Edition Publish Date: 23 May 2018 22:00 Section: HIGHEREDUCATION, p.27 As many as 12 universities across Australia will co-operate with a research project to determine how important high school mathematics study is for success in tertiary-level science courses. The University of Sydney has already decided to introduce maths prerequisites for certain courses […]

ACDS Learning & Teaching Leaders ...

ACDS Learning & Teaching Leaders Conference will be held on Thursday 19 July and Friday 20 July 2018 at The University of Adelaide, South Australia. This conference invitation is extended to the Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning) or equivalent of each ACDS member faculty, Deans of Science, and emerging leaders. This is the premier event […]

A new arrival

A new arrival

Congratulations Alex Yeung  on the safe arrival of baby Patrick Griffin Payne on 27 February 2018. Alex has been Proceedings Manager, and a leader and mainstay for the ACSME conference for many years. We wish Alex and her husband Alan the very best as you embark on this wonderful life journey.

Vale Leon Poladian

Vale Leon Poladian

Farewell to our colleague Leon Poladian, who passed away in February 2018. Leon was an Associate Professor in Applied Maths and a stalwart of science/mathematics education. He was a regular participant at the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education and an active collaborator in Australian Learning and Teaching Council and Office of Learning and […]

FYiMaths Annual Conference

FYiMaths Annual Conference

The next FYiMaths workshop will be centered around the question ‘Assessment for sustainable learning’. When: 28th – 29th June Where: The University of Melbourne Some questions you might like to consider are How can we improve assessment practices for time-poor educators? How can assessment improve student life-long learning? How can we use assessment to inform […]

Evaluation report for the Enhancing t...

Evaluation report for the Enhancing the Training of Mathematics and Science Teachers

The Department of Education and Training has published the evaluation report for the Enhancing the Training of Mathematics and Science Teachers (ETMST) Program and Projects covering 2013 to September 2017. The ETMST evaluation report includes discussion about the Program and Projects’ achievements and impact; a number of learnings on program design; and useful foundations for […]

Agricultural Education Symposium

Abstract submissions are now open for the Agricultural Education Symposium organised by AgLTAS network. Download the flyer here! Abstracts are invited in relation to the Symposium themes of developing curriculum for teaching precision agriculture (and big data management on farm), work integrated learning, inquiry-oriented approaches for interdisciplinary learning, achieving graduate outcomes using blended and online […]

Stakeholder Contributions framework

Stakeholder Contributions framework

Employers report that it can be hard to know how to connect with universities for WIL, and what their involvement with WIL might look like. We are working with Ai Group to create a set of resources to address this issue. These resources will be designed to be hosted on university websites, or for university […]

Newly published WIL Guide for Science

Newly published WIL Guide for Science

The WIL Guide for Science: Good Practice section is a recently published resource with tools and guidelines for designing and delivering effective WIL in Science. The WIL Guide for Science is designed to help science faculty members implement WIL in science courses, by drawing upon lessons and expertise from other disciplines in which WIL is […]