Events for Teachers

UniServe Science staff are regular presenters at STANSW and CONASTA workshops and conferences and also are involved with other workshops and presentations around NSW.
Science Alliance, the Outreach arm of the Faculty of Science, also run several other programs and events for teachers, and their students, including the Science Forum which is a public lecture series designed to bring the latest in scientific research, ideas, possibilities and innovations to the Sydney community.

The list below includes events for Science and Mathematics teachers in which we participate as well as other events from around Australia.

Date Event Location  Organisers
Various Leadership Training Seminars Sydney and regional STANSW
Nov 1-5 Science Teachers' Workshops The University of Sydney Faculty of Science, The University of Sydney
various Mathematics Teachers Professional Development Various The Mathematical Association of NSW Inc
2011
July 3-6
CONASTA 60
Darwin CONASTA

There are also a number of Awards that teachers may apply for including the following

Title Organisation  Closing Date Information 
NSW Minister for Education and Training and Australian College of Educators, NSW Quality Teaching Awards NSW Department of Education and Training 2010 applications open
Churchill Fellowship Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

APPLICATIONS OPEN:
1 November 2010

APPLICATIONS CLOSE:
Monday 28 February 2011

APPLICATION INTERVIEWS:
March - April 2011
(successful applicants will be advised)

ANNOUNCEMENT OF FELLOWS:
Early July 2011

FELLOWS TRAVEL:
From September 2011 -
August 2012

The amount of money awarded for every Fellowship is different as it is calculated based on the number of countries visited, the duration of the approved Fellowship and an estimated airfare. The average is currently about $25,000

CSIRO holds a number of events around Australia that may be of interest to teachers.

There are similar organisations who offer workshops in the other states, including Australian Institute of Physics(Vic Branch) Education Committee