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FYiMaths 7th Annual Workshop: 11-12th...

FYiMaths 7th Annual Workshop: 11-12th July

This year’s Workshop will bring together first-year mathematics educators from across Australia to discuss the current state of our first-year tertiary mathematics curricula.  What are the similarities, what are the differences, is our curriculum relevant, engaging, outdated, what is the impact of technology, how are we teaching, who is teaching it and how are they being […]

The special 25th Silver Anniversary C...

Theme is “The Element Silver” Get your tickets when you register. Guests welcome, but numbers are limited! Thursday, 3rd October 2019 at Doltone House, The LOFT, Jones Bay Wharf

Theme: Student Experience and Student...

The 2019 Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education will have a specific focus on the student experience and student stories. We are well into the 4th Industrial Revolution and in higher education we are at a point of inflexion. We can either choose business as usual and slip behind the others, or we can […]

ACDS inaugural Fellowship awarded!

Congratulations to Tina Acuna and Jo-Anne Kelder for being awarded the inaugural ACDS Fellowship! Their project aims to develop a framework to embed scholarship in the cycle of quality improvement (yearly) and quality assurance (external benchmarking; at least 5 yearly) of qualifications, leading to evidence-based scholarly outputs and informs a collaborative approach to curriculum design […]

Successful WIL in Science – fin...

This OLT project sponsored by the ACDS was completed last December under Liz Johnson leadership, and the full report is now available. This report, together with the WIL guide in Science and the report on the Quality and Standards for Work Integrated Learning, provide a rich set of resources for all science educators who are […]

ACDS T&L Centre: an avenue for kn...

ACDS T&L Centre: an avenue for knowledge sharing and collaboration

Have you read something interesting about science education lately? Have you embarked on a new project that others should know about? Are you looking for collaborators to get an idea off the ground? Have you discovered or developed a new resource? Have you made any new observations about science teaching that you would like to […]

ACSME is 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 draft program – please post to notice boards!

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 […]

Quality and Standards for Work Integr...

This newly published report was commissioned by the Australian Council of Deans of Science Teaching & Learning Centre, and written by Dr Theresa Winchester-Seeto.

The Poladian Project

The Poladian Project is a festival of interdisciplinary research and surprising connections. How can origami help to design a better space telescope? How could slime moulds reduce traffic congestion? How can cooking teach you physics? Through short lectures and workshops, the Poladian Project aims to inspire new ideas, celebrate creativity and generate wonder. Our inaugural […]