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ACSME 2019: It’s a wrap!

What a wonderful conference this was! Over 230 academics, professional staff and students came to share their experiences and to connect with colleagues who are dealing with similar challenges. The central theme was the student experience. We heard powerful stories from students. We had deep discussions about educational environments we should strive to create to […]

New ACDS project: Indigenous science resources

Indigenous Science is an area of emerging interest for scientific and cultural understanding, and as a mechanism for empowering Australia’s diverse first nations peoples. As universities are paying greater attention to this area, it is timely to collate, curate, and share resources and good practices which have been developed across the country. The ACDS is […]

ACSME celebrating 25 years!

ACSME 2019 registration now open! ACSME 2019 will be hosted by The University of Sydney and the University of Technology Sydney on 2, 3 and 4 October 2019. Full information available on the ACSME conference website. Or click here to download the flyer and the program – please post to notice boards!

ACDS Learning and Teaching Leaders Conference 2019

The ACDS annual conference for associate deans (Teaching & Learning) and other leaders in science education was held this year at Newcastle University on 18 and 19 July 2019.  The program, based on the theme of equity in science, was truly inspiring and the event provided another great networking opportunity. Thank you to Andrew Kepert […]

ACDS AGM 2019

This year the ACDS Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday 28 October – Tuesday 29 October at University House, ANU, Canberra. Registrations are now open! We will be presenting a program that includes key speakers from Government, key science agencies and organisations, and organisations that facilitate impact and engagement. We welcome suggestions as […]

The annual Biosciences Education Australia Network (BEAN) forum

The annual Biosciences Education Australia Network (BEAN) forum will be held at the Shine Dome, ANU on 10-11 December. This peak body event for biological and biomedical sciences education in Australia is an annual forum that seeks to highlight activities that can transform the way we teach the sciences in general. This year’s forum has […]

Indigenous Higher Education Conference 2018 – 23-24th November, Trinity ...

In 2016, Trinity College established this biannual conference in collaboration with The University of Melbourne as a forum for educators, researchers, policymakers, students and the community to share information and knowledge on how best to support and improve educational outcomes for Indigenous higher education students. The theme for this year’s conference is building a community of […]

ACDS WIL in Science National Forum 2018 – presentations

The ACDS WIL in Science National Forum 2018 was held at the ParkRoyal Hotel at Melbourne Airport on Friday 7th December 2018. Keynote: WIL for 21C graduates Professor Jan Orrell, Professor of Assessment, College of Education, Psychology and Social Work, Flinders University Roundtable: What next for WIL in Science? 1. Outcomes from the Successful WIL […]

ACSME 2018

This year the Conference was held on Wednesday 26 September and Thursday 27 September 2018 at Flinders University in Adelaide, South Australia. The Discipline day was held on Friday 28 September 2018, at Serafino Winery – McLaren Vale.

ACDS Learning & Teaching Leaders Conference Presentations

ACDS Learning & Teaching Leaders Conference was held on Thursday 19 July and Friday 20 July 2018 at The University of Adelaide, South Australia. Presentations: Opening remarks by Professor Pascale Quester, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), The University of Adelaide Theme: Understanding our students Keynote: Science education for innovative societies: Complex, unfamiliar and non-routine by Professor Martin […]

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 […]

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 […]