Podcast: Virtual Excursions Australia : Fizzics Education


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Podcast: Virtual Excursions Australia

Podcast: Virtual Excursions Australia


Sadly distance education is now the new normal for at least the next few months. We chat with Karen Player, co-founder of Virtual Excursions Australia and founder of Sydney Science Education, to find out just what is available for schools, libraries, community groups and more in terms of live interactive classes that are educational, linked with curriculum and presented in alignment with global best practice.

Hosted by Ben Newsome from Fizzics Education

About Virtual Excursions Australia

Virtual Excursions Australia (VEA) is a collaborative network of video conferencing providers from across the country including; arts, science and education organisations. Created in 2012 by Karen Player, Stephen Bancroft and Ben Newsome, Virtual Excursions Australia has for years acted as a platform to discuss and share best practice between distance education specialists, hardware and software vendors and the booking hubs that bring these online interactive programs to schools, libraries and more. Importantly, Virtual Excursions Australia enables learners across Australia to have access to high quality innovative educational content that is informed by leaders in distance education.


With interviews with leading science educators and STEM thought leaders, this science education podcast is about highlighting different ways of teaching kids within and beyond the classroom. It’s not just about educational practice & pedagogy, it’s about inspiring new ideas & challenging conventions of how students can learn about their world!

Hosted by Ben Newsome

Ben Newsome

AEON member


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