Each Science Teacher Association or STA for short, represents the interests of science teachers within their State or Territory. Collectively they support thousands of science educators through events, professional learning programs, awards, publications, advocacy and supply of authoritative advice by educators for educators.
To gain these benefits and be part of your local community, why not join your association. Click on the logo of your STA to go to the website.
Science Teachers Association of Tasmania
The Science Teacher’s Association of Tasmanian Inc (STAT) is a professional association for Tasmanian science educators from kindergarten to tertiary level. It is a non-profit professional association that exists for the support of science education in all its forms. The purpose and goal of STAT is to represent and connect science educators, promote the importance of science education for all, create and promote mutually beneficial science education partnerships and influence science policy on behalf of our members.
Science Teachers Associations of Victoria
Science Teachers Association of Victoria (STAV) provides leadership, support, programs and resources for all levels of education. STAV represents the collective voice of all teachers of science in Victoria, and through ASTA. The primary function of STAV is to provide useful and accessible services to members. STAV also has a wider interest in promoting the interests of science teachers and the teaching of science in the state of Victoria, and has done so since its foundation in 1943.
Science Teachers Association of Western Australia
The Science Teachers’ Association of Western Australia, known as STAWA, was established in 1944. STAWA is an independent association of Science Educators dedicated to promoting science and science teaching in Western Australia.
STAWA has grown to include Pre-service, Primary, Secondary and Tertiary teachers.
STAWA provides leadership in science education: promoting and sustaining, quality science teaching and learning. Our vision is to inspire quality science teaching and learning through effective leadership and advocacy, excellence in teacher professional learning, quality teaching and learning resources and quality engagement and enrichment opportunities for students.
Science Teachers Association of Queensland
The Science Teachers’ Association of Queensland is the professional association of teachers of science in Queensland. As a non-profit organisation we rely on funding from our membership, professional development conferences, and the generosity of sponsors in order to co-ordinate activities that support science education, teachers of science and students. Our members include teachers at primary, secondary and tertiary level, as well as others interested in supporting science education in Queensland. Activities of the organisation are undertaken through a small part-time staff, and the voluntary efforts of STAQ Office Bearers, Council, Members and supporters.
Link to office Bearers and advisory committee- https://www.staq.qld.edu.au/contact-us/staq-executive/
South Australian Science Teachers Association
The South Australian Science Teachers Association (SASTA) aim is ‘to promote and support the teaching of science in schools’, and ‘to foster the professional development of science teachers’. SASTA’s strength lies in its members and in the many highly committed educators who volunteer their time out of school hours to ensure that we continue to serve the needs of all teachers of science.
SASTA members are drawn from all education sectors, teaching all year levels across the state. SASTA is also fortunate to have a permanent secretariat to ensure the continuing smooth functioning of all aspects of our business. SASTA members enjoy many benefits including discounts, publications, giveaways and more.
Science Teachers Association of New South Wales
The Science Teachers Association NSW exists to build a dynamic community of science educators who inspire future scientists and citizens. We advance the teaching and learning of science across NSW through: fostering professional networking, being leaders of excellence in science education and using our cross-sectoral voice to advocate for science education.
Founded in 1951 we are an Association led by science educators who volunteer their time to foster a supportive environment that provides leadership and promotes excellence in science education.
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