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ANSTO is an endorsed provider with NESA for Standards 2 and 3 of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the level of Proficient Teacher. NSW teachers can accrue NESA-registered professional development hours for many of our Professional Development Programs.

Teacher Professional Development Days

Hear from prominent Australian scientists, learn about Australia's capabilities in nuclear science, participate in workshops and receive new educational resources.

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Planning for and reflecting on ANSTO e-learning videoconferences

Learn how to use videoconferencing technology and get tips for how to best integrate these sessions into your teaching program.

Planning for and reflecting on ANSTO e-learning Nuclear Science Inquiry Skills sessions

Teachers plan a two-lesson plus homework program, in which their students plan, conduct and write a report about a first-hand investigation of ionising radiation. More information and teacher resources here.

Teacher development hours: 3 hours

Standards addressed: 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4

How does this program address the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers?

How can I apply for NESA-registered hours for this course? 

Planning for and reflecting on ANSTO e-learning Meet an Expert sessions

Teachers plan a two-lesson plus homework program for their students, during which they gather, process and present information about a practising Australian scientist. Teachers reflect on and evaluate their students' engagement and understanding. More information and teacher resources here.

Teacher development hours: 2 hours

Standards addressed: 2.1, 2.2, 2.6, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4

How does this program address the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers?

How can I apply for NESA-registered hours for this course?


Planning for and reflecting on ANSTO school excursions

Link textbook nuclear science with its real-world applications and contextualise your ANSTO excursion for your students back in the classroom.

Teachers plan a two-lesson plus excursion program to integrate class-based content with a visit to ANSTO. Teachers organise an excursion, plan pre- and post-excursion activities, and reflect on and evaluate their students' engagement and understanding.

Teacher development hours: 3 hours

Standards addressed: 2.1, 2.2, 2.6, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5

How does this program address the Australian Professional Standards for teachers?

How can I apply for BOSTES-registered hours for this course?