Day one of SciCon 2016 passed by in a blur of workshops, informative lectures, networking and discussion among science educators at SciCon 2016.
The Prime Minister’s Science Prizes began in 2009 as a way of lifting the profile of science in New Zealand and those who excel in the field. Entries open for this year's iteration of the competition on 4 July. To get you inspired in the meantime, we asked 2015 Prime Minister’s Science Teacher Prize winner Tania Lineham for insight into what makes her classrooms tick.
On July 10, the exodus of science teachers from schools and labs around the country will descend upon Sacred Heart College, in the Hutt Valley, for SciCon 2016.
Looking for a way to introduce your class to some seriously big ideas? YouTube channel Kurzgesagt[https://www.youtube.com/user/Kurzgesagt] might be a great place to start.
Last week, the Royal Society hosted the Science Providers Mini Expo, designed to get organisations providing for science education - both commercial and otherwise - and science teachers interacting.
Stephen Dorey, HOD Science at Buller High School, says that the introduction of a science fair has built bridges in the community at large, invigorated learning, and created opportunities for cross-sector knowledge sharing.
Do you use animals in your teaching? It’s important that you are meeting your obligations under the Animal Welfare Act, explains DANA HOLT of the New Zealand Association of Science Teachers’ Animal Ethics Committee.
Fulbright New Zealand was established in 1948 to promote mutual understanding through educational and cultural exchanges.