Deakin STEM Education Conference - invitation to submit an abstract

When: 4-6 November 2020 

Where: Deakin University, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Deadline for submissions: 7 August 2020

The Deakin STEM Education Conference 2020 will provide a forum for schools and educators to share their innovations and join the discussion about how to use STEM education and entrepreneurship to develop the next generation of creative and innovative thinkers.

CAR Symposium 2020

In anticipation of returning to some sense of normalcy (and proceeding in an online format if we are not gathering by then)… please find the 2020 CAR Symposium flier.  You can also check out this year’s CAR Symposium plans and many previous CAR Symposiums details at this site

Please pass this onto your colleagues and Graduate students.

Peter Fensham PhD scholarship

The Peter Fensham PhD scholarship is offered for full-time research at postgraduate level in the Faculty of Education at Monash University. The award is available to an applicant intending to undertake a PhD with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Education.

Applications close Tuesday 31 May 2020.

COVID Engineering Challenge

Texas University invite teachers and students K-12 to participate in this challenge which can be completed through remote learning.

The challenge will close on 29 May 2020. 

More details are in the attached.

2020 UNESCO Prize for Girls' and Womens' Education

The Director of UNESCO’s Bureau of Strategic Planning invites all non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in official partnership with UNESCO, to submit nominations for the 2020 edition of the UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education. You will find attached the Explanation of the prize outlining the nomination process.


ICASE Election Result

Last month, the International Council of Associations for Science Education held an election for the position of President-Elect. 

Fifteen member organisations/universities participated in the vote, representing ten countries.

Congratulations to Prof. Kennedy for his new position as President-Elect that will be effective as in May 2020. 

IUPAC International Conference on Chemistry Education 2020

The 26th IUPAC International Conference on Chemistry Education, ICCE 2020, will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 13-17 July 2020. We invite abstracts for oral submissions, posters, workshops or symposia.

The theme for the conference is a “2020 vision of Chemistry Education” which was inspired by the vision of Nelson Mandela who said:


“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”


Vale John K. Gilbert

Message from ASERA member, Jan van Driel

Post-doctoral position available in Sweden
Journal of Research in Science Teaching (JRST) Call for Editorial Board Members

We are seeking applications to fill 14 positions on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Research in Science Teaching (JRST).