Science Technician Appreciation & Recognition Week 24-28 August 2020 STARweek is an opportunity for schools to appreciate and recognise the professional support, invaluable knowledge and experience that science technicians contribute to your school. Download the #STARweek flyer to display around your school Download the #STARweek competition flyer Ideas for #STARweek: Print the PDF flyer and put a copy in every Science teacher’s pigeon hole, as well as the HOD, Principal and anyone else you think should know. This is a chance to highlight what we do and not be invisible for a change! Blutack some flyers on the Science room doors Blutack some flyers in the staff…
Term 2 2020 LabLINK newsletter is available now in the membership portal
Doug and his team at Cider House Tech have worked long and hard behind the scenes to fix our credit card payment issue in the Membership portal. Membership renewals and new membership applications can now be paid online with a credit card. Instructions for renewals are here Instructions for new members are here
NOTICE of QEST Inc. Annual General Meeting to be held via Video or Teleconference on Wednesday 29th of July, at 3:30pm for a 3:45pm start Due to the cancellation of ConQEST this year, the QEST 2020 AGM will be held via video or teleconference. All financial members of Queensland Education Science Technicians Inc. are invited to attend. Members please RSVP your apology or intention to attend to QEST@qest.org.au with “AGM RSVP” in the subject line. If you have an item for General business, please contact us through the QEST secretary via email, for consideration to be added to the agenda. Items for the agenda, nominations and RSVPs must be received…
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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…
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.
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
Term 3, 2019 LabLINK can be downloaded from the member section of the website now!
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