New Zealand Science Teacher

Teacher Education in Science

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    'Kiwi Einstein' to visit Wellington


    The man whose head contains the exact numbers required to represent black holes, Canterbury University’s Emeritus Professor Roy Kerr, will speak next week in Wellington about what his discovery entails, and how he got there.  

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    Writer on a mission to get kids thinking about Antarctica


    Author Philippa Werry is currently preparing for a trip to Antarctica, courtesy of Antarctica New Zealand ( She hopes to come back with lots of ideas for resources that will engage kids in thinking about the continent at the bottom of the world.

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    The future of farming - teachers learn about agriculture careers


    High school teachers from across the Waikato have spent a day immersed in science so they can share the hands-on experience with students and help inspire them into research careers.

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    SLH announces funding for the future


    The new-look Science Learning Hub has been launched to great fanfare, and the good news is: it's here to stay.

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    Reflecting on Aqua Republica Eco Challenge 2016


    Helping you get the best out of the inaugural New Zealand Aqua Republica Eco Challenge, Science Learning Hub is hosting a webinar where participants will reflect on benefits and challenges experienced by teachers. 

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    Science Unleashed: NOS workshop series


    Ally Bull and Chris Clay of Auckland University of Technology’s (AUT) Educational Futures Network are hosting a workshop course over September and October that’s designed to build confidence among teachers to successfully teach and get the most out of the Nature of Science. Ally spoke with NZST about the knowledge she hopes teachers will come away armed with.

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    Small school teachers urged to enter PMs Science Teacher prize


    New Zealand prize-winning teacher Tania Lineham from Invercargill is urging teachers from some of the country’s smaller, regional schools to enter this year’s Prime Minister’s Science Teacher Prize, which she won last year.

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    Are NZ's scientists scared to speak up?


    The fight for the mighty research dollar is creating some significant barriers to scientists commenting on controversial issues. ELIZABETH McLEOD discovers why some of our leading minds are calling for a Commission for Science.