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STEME News

Systems Thinking in Chemistry Education (STICE) symposium

Secondary Chemistry teachers from across Victoria attended a Systems Thinking in Chemistry Education (STICE) symposium on Friday, September 13th.

Posted by Seamus Delaney on September 16, 2019.


The Deakin STEME Researchers ‘represent’ at the European Science Education Research Association (ESERA) Conference

Several of the Science Education team are presenting at the ESERA Conference, Bologna, Italy at the end of August, 2019. https://www.esera2019.org ESERA presentations: Novice Teachers learning to teach out-of-Field (Linda Hobbs) Secondary Teachers lear …

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Posted by Dr. Peta White on August 7, 2019.


Team Viridescent to take gold in the Green Impact Program

Six members of the Burwood science education group and two amazing student interns have formed Team Viridescent as part of the Green Impact Program offered by Deakin Sustainability. We are challenging ourselves to achieve GOLD with the following innova …

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Posted by Dr. Peta White on August 7, 2019.


100 Jobs of the Future

Tuesday 23 July saw the launch of the exciting 100 Jobs of the Future project through the website www.100jobsofthefuture.com.  This project involved collaboration between academics at Deakin and Griffith University working in partnership with Ford Aust …

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Posted by Dr. Peta White on July 25, 2019.


Professor MaryKay Orgill visits Deakin University

Professor MaryKay Orgill (University of Nevada) is visiting the School of Life & Environmental Sciences this Friday (19th July), at Waurn Ponds campus, to present a seminar. Seminar title: Supporting the Science Learning of All Students: Science Identity and Equitable Assessment in Chemistry

Posted by Seamus Delaney on July 15, 2019.


Bernard Spragg. NZ on Flickr: Queenstown

Deakin STEME Group well represented at international ASERA conference

Early July 2019, several of the Deakin Science education team are attending and presenting at the Australasian Science Education Research Association (ASERA) conference in Queenstown, New Zealand. https://www.asera.org.au/2019-conference These are the …

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Posted by Dr. Peta White on June 28, 2019.


The Science Drama book – Call for Contributions

We are calling for teacher educators and classroom teachers (from all classroom contexts) to respond to the call for contributions towards a research book on interdisciplinary work in drama and science in education.

Posted by Dr. Peta White on June 26, 2019.


David Clarke

Professor David Clarke – Honoured!

On a cold wintery night in June, 2019, our colleague, Professor David Clarke, was honoured at Melbourne University.

Posted by Dr. Peta White on June 16, 2019.


STEM women posters

Women in STEM – Free resources

You can download poster paintings of women in STEM from Women You Should Know. They were commissioned by the Nevertheless podcast. “The women featured serve as amazing role models in their fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (or …

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Posted by Dr. Peta White on June 4, 2019.


Linda Hobbs

Linda Hobbs on girls’ participation rates in STEM

Associate Professor Linda Hobbs, lead author of the report Girls’ Future – Our Future, chats with Jo Earp from Teacher Magazine about the study which looked at the decline in the participation rates of girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math …

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Posted by bpsupport on January 25, 2018.


Linda Hobbs

Linda Hobbs writes about Teaching Out of Field for The Conversation

Senior Lecturer has written a fascinating article on Teaching Out of Field, on the 13th of April, for The Conversation. Out-of-field teaching is a reality that many schools must manage. Increasing the supply of teachers to meet demand, while critical t …

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Posted by Deakin Staff on April 20, 2015.