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Kim Beswick- mathematics success at secondary level

Mathematics success at the secondary level

Professor Kim Beswick from the University of New South Wales discusses her research into Mathematics success and engagement at the secondary level, highlighting the importance of teaching low attainers to act like high attainers, and learn in the same ways that successful learners learn.

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Facts and Fishes: New Animal Protection Education resources

Voiceless has released its latest classroom resource suite ‘Facts and Fishes’, providing scientifically backed information on fish sentience and addressing many of the misconceptions surrounding fish capabilities and intelligence.

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Astrobiology helps students understand the nature of science

As part of a new UNSW Sydney study, secondary students were introduced to the study of astrobiology to demonstrate “how science is done outside of a classroom”, with results showing it helped to instil a more accurate view of the nature of science: one that included the use of creativity and imagination.

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Encourage STEM to fight climate change

Participation in STEM subjects can help arm students with the skills needed to tackle climate change issues now and in the future, according to Jane Lowney, Head of Engineering and Infrastructure at recruitment firm Robert Walters.

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Girls in STEM - overcoming challenges-Linda Hobbs

Girls in STEM: Overcoming challenges

Associate Professor in Science Education at Deakin University, Linda Hobbs, discusses the underrepresentation of girls in STEM, highlighting some of the most prevalent challenges and what we can do to help overcome them.

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