• iceberg
  • boy with flowers
  • checking water quality
  • planet eclipse
  • rangitoto trees
  • kids with test tubes
  • kids with earth
  • snowy mountains
  • Rainbow Clouds

    Refraction and diffraction of light through ice crystals in the clouds

  • Philippa On The Ice

    Philippa On The Ice Philippa Werry at an Antarctic research camp 2016

New Zealand Science Teacher

Teacher Education in Science

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    Science providers and educators meet-up a success

    25/05/2016

    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.

  • 2015 BHS winners

    Organised chaos: BHS science fair

    09/05/2016

    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.

  • ANIMAL ETHICS 1

    Animal ethics and schools

    05/05/2016

    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.

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    Fulbright scholars: peace and understanding through education

    14/04/2016

    Fulbright New Zealand was established in 1948 to promote mutual understanding through educational and cultural exchanges.

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    Dependence to independence through a cultural lens

    11/04/2016

    This 1-day workshop is intended for Science Middle Leaders, Teachers in charge of Science subjects (including L1 Science) and those aspiring to be. The key focus is to identify and share curriculum, learning and assessment practices that will improve students’ retention, engagement and achievement. Much, but not all, of this workshop will centre on those students at risk of not achieving NCEA level 2 in 2017.

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    Encouraging creative problem solving

    25/02/2016

    *The CREST scheme inspires young scientists to do meaningful work.*

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    Nominations are open for the Peter Spratt Medal

    24/02/2016

    The award recognises a sustained contribution to science education in New Zealand.

  • dolphin

    Dive into Seaweek with your classroom

    15/02/2016

    Seaweek 2016 is offering three competitions to inspire students to get involved.

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