Conference paper

Strengthening Australian Aboriginal participation in university STEM programs: a Northern Territory Perspective

The broad discipline of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) has become a global focus for education and employment. Currently, Indigenous students are less likely to engage in STEM programs and careers than in other disciplines such as education, health, social sciences and arts. In...
Report

Fresh water literacies: transdisciplinary learning for place and eco justice

The aim of the Fresh Water Literacies Project was to build on primary aged students' understanding of the importance and finite availability of natural resources.
Journal article

Futures in primary science education: connecting students to place and ecojustice

Working with teachers and their students, the Water Literacies Project provided an ideal opportunity to explore a range of pedagogical approaches and practices which connect students to their everyday world, both now and in their possible futures, through place-based learning.
Journal article

Educating for sustainability: environmental pledges as part of tertiary pedagogical practice in science teacher education

Educating for sustainability has been a key principle underpinning the primary/middle undergraduate teacher education programme at an Australian University for the past decade. Educating for sustainability seeks to provide knowledge and understanding of the physical, biological, and human world, and involves students making decisions about...
Journal article

Use of future scenarios as a pedagogical approach for science teacher education

Describes the use of futures themes, concepts and techniques in undergraduate middle school teacher education courses.