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The changing nature of the academic role in science

Congratulations to Professor Pauline Ross who has presented the final report of her Office for Learning and Teaching Fellowship. The final report  shows that in STEM the challenge for an education-focused academic is to retain expertise and research currency. To address many of the challenges facing the academic workforce in science, a productive partnership between […]

Special IJISME issue: When science meets the art …

An exciting new IJISME double issue is out! The special issue When Science Meets the Arts –Bridging the subjective-objective divide Parts 1 & 2 offers a number of examples of how science and mathematics have blurred the disciplinary barriers to better support student learning. These examples come from a wide range of science disciplines and […]

ACSME 2019 Program now online – and earlybird rate extended to 16 ...

ACSME 2019 will be hosted by The University of Sydney on 2 & 3 October, and UTS on 4 October 2019. The conference program is now available and poster sessions will be announced shortly. Several free workshops are being hosted at UTS on discipline day, details to come at: http://www.acds-tlcc.edu.au/events/acsme/discipline-day-program. You can follow #ACSME on […]

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  What are the similarities, what are the differences, is our curriculum relevant, engaging, outdated, what is the impact of technology, how are we teaching, who is teaching it and how are they being […]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 Conference dinner will be epic!!!

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 Stories

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: final report published!

This OLT project sponsored by the ACDS was completed last December under Liz Johnson’s 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 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 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!