The 42nd Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA) Conference 2019 will be held at Curtin University on 30 June – 4 July 2019.
This week, the Minister for Education, Dan Tehan MP, announced measures to improve support for regional students, which would be paid for with a new funding cap on the Research Support Program. Kylie Walker, CEO of Science & Technology Australia, said recent numbers released by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science showed the overall […]
The focus on STEM skills from an early age will be increasingly important for Australia’s future, and STA is proud to have the chance to support the vital work of the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF). Registrations for the NYSF National Science Teachers Summer School (NSTSS) are now open for January 2019. This five-day professional […]
Science & Technology Australia has named its 10 inaugural STEM Ambassadors, who will work to build deeper understanding by federal parliamentarians of the impact of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in Australia. CEO of STA, Kylie Walker, said these women and men from 10 different federal electorates had been matched with passionate parliamentarians who expressed […]
Science & Technology Australia welcomed the Government’s call today to improve Australian secondary students’ access to science- and maths-qualified teachers. CEO of Science & Technology Australia (STA), Ms Kylie Walker, said two decades of declines in high school maths and science results and enrolments were a significant risk to Australia’s future capability and prosperity. “Intermediate […]
A new website has the potential to dramatically improve your member retention and renewal, something that the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA) has demonstrated with their newly launched website. Science & Technology Australia encourages STEM societies, associations and organisations to consider implementing regular reviews of their online channels to ensure they are communicating […]