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“NYSF is a four letter word!”

December 15, 2014 3:06 pm Published by

This January, Session C will hear from NYSF alumni and academic Dr Neeraj Sharma from the University of New South Wales during Partners’ Day.  Here’s a bit about Neeraj… “Summer of 2001 was when I discovered that scientists are very cool – they get to discover completely new things and play with complicated and funky… Read more

Why should the kids have all the fun? Summer school for science teachers

September 26, 2013 11:45 am Published by

For the fifth year, the National Science Teachers Summer School will be running in Canberra next January, coinciding with the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF). Aiming to provide teachers of science with a chance to reignite their passion and enthusiasm for science and teaching, the NSTSS takes participants into research labs at the Australian National… Read more

Boosting the status of science teaching: what can we do?

August 9, 2013 4:11 pm Published by

NYSF Interim Director, Damien Pearce comments: With National Science Week upon us, there has been some discussion in the past few weeks about Australians’ level of science literacy, and the role of our science teachers in contributing to the wider community’s understanding of science. A recent survey of the Alumni of the National Youth Science… Read more