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Science Academy (OUASSA) Teacher Workshops

Register for the 2019 Teacher Workshops – Applications now open.

If you are a science teacher seeking an exciting and hands-on professional development opportunity then Science Academy (OUASSA) has just the opportunity for you.

Every year in January and July, we run Teacher Workshops alongside our student science camps. While the workshops are targeted at teachers from schools who have students enrolled in Science Academy (OUASSA), teachers from other schools are more than welcome.

Registration for Teacher Workshops costs NZ$475. This covers both January and July workshops, and we cover your travel, accommodation, and meal costs.

Summer Teacher Workshop: Monday 21 January – Thursday 24 January 2019

Winter Teacher Workshop: Tuesday 9 July – Friday 12 July 2019

Contact us if you wish to join us or are interested in learning more about Science Academy (OUASSA).

2019  Summer Teacher Workshop

Alongside the student programme, we also ran the first of this year’s Teacher Workshops to help support science classroom teaching at our participating schools.  Sixteen teachers attended hands-on full-day lab sessions in Genetics/Biochemistry and Physics, as well as shorter sessions in sport and exercise Science, internals planning and seminars.

“Great to be able to network in Physics and Biology with a small group of teachers in similar situations. Excellent to gain some specific information regarding good websites and info sources.”

2019 Teacher Workshop

January 2018 Teacher workshop timetable (PDF format, 264KB)