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Podcast: National Indigenous Science Education Program (NISEP)

Written by Ben Newsome on June 19th, 2017.      0 comments

Episode 6 of the FizzicsEd podcast

Meet A/Prof Joanne Jamie and Dr Emma Barnes, two university biochemists from Macquarie University who have created the incredibly successful National Indigenous Science Education Program, an initiative designed to place Indigenous youth in leadership positions so they gain the confidence, motivation and skills to stay in school and consider pathways to higher education. NISEP brings together Indigenous elders, school students and educators together via a series of in-school, community and university science events and at the time of the interview incorporates 13 high schools from low socioeconomic rural, regional and metro areas and 3 universities, and annually places around 150 Indigenous students in leadership roles.

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Podcast: Embedding language, culture and risk taking into science lessons

Written by Ben Newsome on June 2nd, 2017.      0 comments

Episode 3 of the FizzicsEd podcast

Maddie and Louka from the Education Changemakers drop by to chat about their work in supporting teacher-led innovation that is creating stunning learning communities across the globe. We talk about the importance of threading culture and history into science lessons as well as why it’s ok to make mistake, make mess and allow students to challenge themselves when running science lessons that matter.

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