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Science Teachers' Workshop

November 2020
These professional development courses are suitable for high school science teachers of all levels – whether you’re just starting out, teaching in a new area, or have years of experience – our program has something for you.

We are excited to be offering the highly successful Science Teachers’ Workshop again this year which will run across multiple science disciplines over a one-week period.  

The Science Teachers’ Workshop days will be held in the week of 23-27 November 2020 with 1-2 days devoted to the following disciplines. The final program schedule will be available in early Term 3, displayed here and also emailed directly to those who reserve their place in our expression of interest link. Prices will be $220 (inc GST) per day.

  • Agricultur
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Financial assistance to attend

Teachers may apply to have their registration fees waived due to requiring financial assistance to attend the Science Teachers Workshop 2020.

Who can apply?

Teachers applying for financial assistance must be:

  • Currently teaching in a NSW government identified Low Socio-Economic Status (LSES) high school
  • Currently teaching at HSC level in a relevant discipline i.e. biology, chemistry, physics, geography, earth and environmental science or agriculture
  • Able to attend the Science Teachers’ Workshop in November 2020

How do I apply?

If you would like to apply for the Financial Assistance package please follow the below steps:

  1. Register for the Science Teachers' Workshop using the above registration link. Follow the registration process until you reach the payment gateway. Once you reach this page, please record your Invoice Number and close your browser.
  2. Once you have registered, please email and quote the following information:

(a) Invoice Number
(b) Name
(c) School
(d) Area (Major city, Inner regional/Outer regional, Remote/very remote)
(e) Explain (in a sentence or so) on what grounds you are applying for financial assistance.


All complete applications will be considered and the level of financial disadvantage assessed depending on your school’s geographical status. Those applicants who are not awarded the financial assistance package are still able to register for the STW as normal but must find alternative funds to cover the cost of attendance e.g. from their school.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Financial assistance package will be given to your school. It is up to the school and individual teachers to arrange the split of funds.
  2. To assist the University of Sydney with it’s programs, successful applicants will be required to complete some pre-event and post-event feedback.

If you are not able to attend for unforeseen circumstances, your registration may be transferred to an alternative teacher from your school. You must notify us in writing not later than 2 weeks before the Workshop.