Term 3, 2020 LabLINK is now available to members in the the membership portal.
Science ASSIST needs your help! Since 2014 Science ASSIST service has served over 231,000 users as the national online advisory service for school science educators and technicians. It has been freely available since inception because of generous Australian government funding. However from 1 July this year they have had to move the service to a subscriber basis due to the cessation of government funding. To sign-up to the service and find out costs and other information download these documents: Science_ASSIST_Expression_of_Interest_Form_for_schools_ ASTA_Letter_Science_ASSIST
Cider House Tech will present a weekly tips, tricks and techniques session on Thursday afternoons at 4pm (AEST) for QEST members.
$80 million funding to support critical infection control training in customer-facing businesses HLTSS00064 Infectious Control Skill Set (Generic) ABC Training & Consulting developed this course after the Australian Government together with state and territory governments established a new $80 million Infection Control Training Fund to fast-track fee free (or low cost) infection control training to support the re-opening of customer-facing businesses nationwide. The infection control short courses are the first national training products developed by the new Australian Industry Skills Emergency Response Sub-Committee in response to COVID-19. If you are interested in enrolling contact ABCTraining
Aseptic Technique and Microbiology PD 15 September 2020 – Flyer See the information on our training page
The minutes from the last QEST meeting (24/8/2020) can be found in the member’s portal “Resource” section.
Congratulations to QEST member Patricia (Patsy) Dickie of Albany Creek State High School who won the SETA/Modern Teaching Aids $1000 sponsorship to attend CONASTA in Canberra in 2021.
Science Technician Appreciation & Recognition week
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.