ConQEST 2020 Cancellation

ConQEST2020 UPDATE Dear valued members, ConQEST delegates and corporate partners, With the current worldwide health concerns, ensuring the safety of volunteers, delegates and corporate partners whilst at ConQEST2020 is high priority. QEST has conducted a risk assessment of our annual event to include the current risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.  After considering the Australian Government Health department’s advice for public gatherings, the committee believes the risk of spreading COVID-19 cannot be sufficiently controlled. It is with regret that we inform you ConQEST2020 is cancelled. Our team will continue to seek other methods for networking with corporate partners and the provision of professional development for members. We thank…

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RACI Titration videos

Wanting to brush up on your titration skills or show some students before they do their practical? RACI have created a set of videos. Find them on the RACI School Titration Competition page.

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STARweek CONASTA sponsorship

SETA are proud to announce that MTA have donated $2000 in sponsorship money for 2 lucky winners to attend CONASTA 2020. The winners will receive $1000 each, this money must be used for Flights, Accommodation or Registration fees to attend CONASTA 69 in Canberra 2020. CONASTA 69 is hosted by Science Educators Association of the ACT (SEA*ACT) and held at the ANU from 5-8 July in Canberra. For more information, see the flyer below

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Professional Standards for Technicians

SETA have released a document which sets out a national template for professional standards for technicians that will support quality teaching of science in schools. Professional Standards for Australian School Science Laboratory Technicians 2019

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ConQEST19 Survey

Thank you for your support at ConQEST 2019, we hope you found the event informative and inspiring.  In order to plan for 2020, improve our annual conference and services to members, we would appreciate your feedback via this short survey.https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ConQEST19

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STARweek

#STARweek19 is an opportunity for schools to appreciate and recognise the professional support, invaluable knowledge and experience that science technicians contribute to your school. During the week 19 – 23 August 2019 schools across Australia are encouraged to celebrate the work that science technicians perform to support practical science in schools. Share stories and images of your school’s science technicians by posting with#STARweek19

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Notice of QEST AGM

Members of QEST are invited to attend the AGM and nominate for positions NOTICE of QEST Inc. Annual General Meeting to be held at ConQEST on Monday 1st July 2019 at 4:00pm Full details on the AGM and how to nominate are in the Members section of the website and on the Join QEST page

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