• 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

  • science unleashed

    Science Unleashed: NOS workshop series

    01/08/2016

    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.

  • PMs Sci Prizes

    Small school teachers urged to enter PMs Science Teacher prize

    27/07/2016

    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.

  • New Zealands scientists

    Are NZ's scientists scared to speak up?

    18/07/2016

    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.

  • Matt

    SciCon day 3: in defence of flat earthers

    15/07/2016

    It was straight into the action on the final day of SciCon 2016, with a bright and early keynote speech entitled 'In defence of flat earthers', a provocative presentation to blow off any cobwebs that may have been picked up by members of the delegation during an intense Tuesday night’s pub quiz. 

  • scicon

    SciCon 2016: day 2

    13/07/2016

    Day two of SciCon 2016 ended with a pub quiz night that this journalist quietly declined to partake in: there’s nothing like a roomful of science teachers and academics to shatter one’s general knowledge self-image.

  • group jumping

    SPBT Environmental Educator Awards: entries close Friday!

    13/07/2016

    Are you a secondary science teacher with a passion for the environment? Of course you are! Then get your entries in to be in to be eligible for the Sir Peter Blake Environmental Educator Award, which closes this coming Friday.

  • IMG 0090

    SciCon 2016: Day one done and dusted

    11/07/2016

    Day one of SciCon 2016 passed by in a blur of workshops, informative lectures, networking and discussion among science educators at SciCon 2016.

  • PMs Sci Prizes

    PM's Science Prizes: Eureka moments

    20/06/2016

    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.  

Up