National Science Week 2020

The school theme of National Science Week 2020 is ‘Deep Blue: innovations for the future of our oceans’ and features the establishment of the Blue Economy CRC. With this in mind, it will embrace the innovative technologies, capabilities and skills needed to achieve economic, environmental and social sustainability of our oceans. It will feature insights and inquiries into workable solutions that generate healthy oceans, healthy economies and healthy communities.

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QEST AGM 2020

NOTICE of QEST Inc. Annual General Meeting to be held via Teleconference on Wednesday 29th of July, at 3:30pm for a 3:45pm start Click here for the QEST 2020 AGM Agenda

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CANCELLED: CONASTA 69

CONASTA 69 – Canberra, ACT Canberra is the place to reveal all things science… We would like to invite you to participate in CONASTA 69, the annual science education conference of the Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA). In 2020 CONASTA will be hosted by the Science Educators Association of the ACT (SEA*ACT) and held at the ANU from 5-8 July. The CONASTA 69 theme of ‘Science Revealed’ has been chosen to showcase all that Canberra has to offer as a science City. As the major science education event in Australia, CONASTA has a strong reputation for offering high quality and stimulating professional learning experiences for science teachers, school laboratory…

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#STARweek20

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…

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Credit card membership payments now accepted

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  

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QEST Annual General Meeting

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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