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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 […]

ACSME 2018 submissions now open!

This year ACSME 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. Submissions now open!      

The ACDS 2017 WIL in Science National...

The ACDS 2017 WIL in Science National Forum was held at the ParkRoyal Hotel at Melbourne Airport on Friday 8th December 2017. This ACDS event ‘Building Successful WIL Partnerships in Science’ incorporated the perspectives of students, industry and faculty teams, with the aim of assisting Faculties to work towards a systematic embedding of WIL. More […]

Unlocking the code to digital literac...

Associate Professor Jo Coldwell-Nielson is an OLT Fellow working on the challenging concept of digital literacy. Jo works in the Department of Information Technology at Deakin University. She is looking for your contribution to a national framework to support digital literacy development.  Jo writes… How do you perceive your digital literacy capacity and preparedness to […]


The ASCILITE 2017 conference conference will be held at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba from 4 – 6 December 2017. The 2017 ASCILITE conference offers a unique opportunity for practitioners and researchers from diverse contexts and fields to come together to critically discuss, imaginatively explore and passionately debate all things educational technology and […]

ACSME 2017 it’s a wrap!

Professor Jordan Nash opens ACSME 2017

ACSME 2017 was opened by the Monash Dean of Science, Professor Jordan Nash, who reminded the 190 participants from 43 institutions and organisations that we have the most inspiring subject matter to work with: ‘teaching how the world works’. The key note speaker Karen Burke da Silva then presented her own learning inspirations and career […]