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  1. Northrop Grumman supports ASSIST workshops

    Posted 10 November 2014 by System Administrator (Latest News)

    Northrop Grumman provides valuable support to STEM teachers in areas of disadvantage

    Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) in partnership with the Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA) is ...

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  2. Congratulations to the winners of the Prime Ministers Award for Excellence in Science Teaching

    Posted 30 October 2014 by System Administrator (Latest News)

    Geoff McNamara (ACT), winner of the 2014 Prime Minister's Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary School

    Geoff's experiences with real-world science application during his ...

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    Geoff McNamara (Photo credit: WildBear via Science in Public) Geoff McNamara (Photo credit: WildBear via Science in Public)
  3. Summer School applications closing soon!

    Posted 17 October 2014 by System Administrator (Latest News)

    You're almost out of time to apply for the 2015 National Science Teachers Summer School!

    The NSTSS provides a unique chance for teachers to immerse themselves in science and feed their own ...

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  4. Science ASSIST official launch on 12 November

    Posted 17 October 2014 by System Administrator (Latest News)

    13th October 2014

    Free national resource filling huge gaps in science education

    Senator Bridget McKenzie and the Australian Science Teachers Association will launch Science ASSIST, a free national ...

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  5. Response to the Review of the Australian Curriculum

    Posted 13 October 2014 by System Administrator (Latest News)

    ASTA welcomes the Review of the Australian Curriculum Final Report

    In its submission to the review, ASTA stated that the Australian Curriculum: Science was already academically rigorous and ...

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  6. Teaching Science article hits on hot topic in Science education

    Posted 8 October 2014 by System Administrator (Latest News)

    An article from the June issue of Teaching Science: The Journal of the Australian Science Teachers Association has received a lot of attention this week. The Sydney Morning Herald reported on the ...

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    The continuing decline of science and mathematics enrolments in Australian High Schools
    The continuing decline of science and mathematics enrolments in Australian High Schools
  7. EOIs sought for two ASSIST projects

    Posted 26 September 2014 by System Administrator (Latest News)

    The Science ASSIST project team has identified two important sub-projects to support school science departments and laboratory technicians. These small projects will be contracted out to suitably ...

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    List of approved chemicals
    List of approved chemicals
  8. 'Making Waves - the Science of Light' - 2015 National Science Week school theme

    Posted 19 September 2014 by System Administrator (Latest News)

    The school theme for 2015 will celebrate the International Year of Light. The web-based teacher resource book will be jam-packed with activities to do with light and light-based technologies. Look ...

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  9. The 2014 ASTA-Japan Exchange

    Posted 5 September 2014 by System Administrator (Latest News)

    The ASTA Science Teacher Exchange - Japan is an annual program that allows secondary and primary Science teachers from Australia the chance to travel to Japan and absorb the rich culture, improve ...

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    Australia-Japan Foundation logo
  10. Welcoming new partnership with Northrop Grumman Australia

    Posted 2 September 2014 by System Administrator (Latest News)

    ASTA is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Northrop Grumman Australia to establish the “Northrop Grumman Science Teachers Project: supporting STEM educators who make a ...

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    Ian Irving, chief executive, Northrop Grumman Australia; Jo Keogh, SEA*ACT President; and Gai Brodtmann, Australian Labor Party Member for Canberra  SEA*ACT President Jo Keogh (centre) accepting Northropp Grumman's generous support on behalf of ASTA.