Primary Connections Showcase Event
On Monday 30th October 2017, Primary Connections hosted a showcase Professional Learning workshop. This was the first workshop of its type, with key stakeholders in STEM Education observing part of the workshop and engaging with the thirty primary school educators in attendance.
Published 01 November 2017
Amy Stoneham and Dr Pauline Laudiges with PC resources
Primary Connections ' innovative approach to primary school science education has been recognised with a win at the Australian Publishers Association (APA)‘s 2017 Educational Publishing Awards.
Published 01 October 2017
Regional and Remote Teachers in discussion
Over the first six months of 2017, Primary Connections travelled across Australia to train over 300 regional and remote teachers
Published 10 June 2017
Bursary recipients completing the Indigenous perspectives activity at the two-day workshop.
Eighty-one future teachers of science gave up their Friday and Saturday to attend a pre-service teacher workshop at the University of Tasmania in Launceston. With a large distance education cohort, several students from UTAS based in Melbourne and Hobart registered to attend the event (some of which had only ever had contact with their peers online).
Published 01 December 2016
Laureena Todd brings 4-month old Aaden to PC Ready Workshop
We had our youngest ever attendee at the PrimaryConnectionsReady’ pre-service teacher workshop. Four month old Aaden, who came along with his very dedicated mum, Laureena Todd, who is currently completing her teaching degree at USQ.
Published 01 October 2016
SCU students participating in workshop in Gold Coast
Education students from SCU were offered the opportunity to participate in a two-day Primary Connections workshop on the Gold Coast. This professional learning is highly regarded by potential employers and provides students with added confidence in the teaching and learning of science and technology.
Published 30 June 2016
Tjuntjuntjara student enjoying the explore phase
Tjuntjuntjara Remote Community School is Australia’s most remote school. At present the school has 30 students all of which are from the Ananyu (arn-a-noo) community.
Published 01 May 2016
Robyn Bull (fourth from left) with teachers at the One Day Introduction to PrimaryConnections workshop in Newman, April 4 2016
Newman, a mining town in regional Western Australia, has a population of just over 4000 people and is the largest town in the Eastern Pilbara. This region has been termed as one of the most isolated and inhospitable regions in Australia.
Published 30 April 2016