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Professional Development for teachers

Access Scienceworks staff, expertise and resources for your next professional learning opportunity. Take advantage of our unique expertise and facilities including award-winning exhibitions, Melbourne Planetarium and the Lightning Room.

With particular expertise in STEM, digital technologies, physics and astronomy, examples of professional learning topics include:

  • Robotics and coding
  • STEM projects and innovation
  • Makerspaces, tinkering and creative thinking
  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Astronomy and Space Sciences

The Scienceworks education team can support professional learning tailored to school and curriculum needs for all year levels from kindergarten to tertiary. A variety of professional learning formats can be arranged. We can incorporate staff-led workshops, problem-based challenges, project design and support, teacher and student co-learning models, and exhibition explorations.

For individual teacher professional learning registration, see our scheduled workshop sessions below and partner PL offerings.

Upcoming events

Early years STEM professional learning for Kinder teachers

Outreach Program

We come to regional Victoria and outer-metropolitan Melbourne to deliver workshops that will provide teachers to create opportunities for STEM experiences at Kindergarten.

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STEMworks Introduction Day

Tuesday 3 March 2020, 9.30am–2.30pm at Scienceworks

We are hosting an information day about the program in partnership with CEM and the Northern Region. The day will run from 9.30am–2.30pm, and will cover the STEM opportunities at Scienceworks, CEM, and the new STEMworks program.

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Scienceworks STEM Professional Learning 2020

All sessions are catered and cost $165 per person including GST. 

Contact Scienceworks Bookings 9392 4819 today to reserve your place, limited to 20 teachers per session.

Introduction to micro:bit mini computers
Thursday 14 May 2020, 9.30am–3pm
Year 3–10 teachers
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micro:bit projects
Friday 15 May 2020, 9.30am–3pm
Year 3–10 teachers
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STEM in the Victorian Curriculum
Repeat of 2019 session by popular demand
Friday 31 July 2020, 9.30am–3pm
F–10 teachers
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Beyond Perception: physics and astronomy activities
Friday 28 August 2020, 9.30am–3.30pm
Year 7–10 teachers
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Have your say

The Scienceworks education team seeks your input to co-create the professional learning calendar to best suit your needs. Please answer the following questions about the type of PD you would like to attend and the best time these should be offered.

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Curator Rebecca Carland presenting rare books at Thinking Without Borders, teacher professional development workshop

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