Engaging Curious Minds
Scotch College Foundation
Scotch College Melbourne

Science education and Australia’s future

Earlier this month, Australia’s chief scientist Professor Ian Chubb released his recommendations for a strategic approach to science and its related fields. In the report entitled Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics: Australia’s Future Prof Chubb outlines...

Science: Precious Petals to Passionate Teachers

The ABC Q and A program on Monday 15 September was dedicated to science and the future of science and its role in the future of Australia. It also highlighted the critical importance of education in this area. Professors Brian Schmidt and Peter Doherty (Scotch’s two...

Connecting students with scientists

Britt Gow says teachers can foster a love of science by connecting students with working scientists, and explains how it is working in her rural Victorian school. Despite all children having a natural curiosity for how the world works, there is a worrying trend in...