Science Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc.



Welcome to the Science Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc.
The Science Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (STAV) is a professional association for all science educators.

A number of STAV activities are managed by Science Victoria:

Professional development

STAV Conferences and other Professional Development.

Student activities

STAV student activities including
Science Talent Search

and others.

STAV Publishing

STAV Publishing trial exams, publications and other resources.


150th Anniversary of the creation of the Periodic Table

Quantum Victoria celebrates the 150th Anniversary of the creation of the Periodic Table by Dimitri Mendeleev through their Installation - 'An Elemental Journey through the Periodic Table - A narrative of the birth of the Universe through the creation of the elements'.


Below is the link to the radio interview Robyn Williams and Soula Bennett, Director Quantum Victoria, President STAV. 

Click view full episode to hear the interview.


STAVCON 19 - Register Now

Theme: “Science with Meaning”
Venue: La Trobe University, Bundoora
Date: Friday 29 November 2019

Full details


VCE Conference Series 2020 -

Call for Sessions Now Open - Register Here


2019 VCE Trial Exams - Late Orders Welcome

Semester 2 order form now available For delivery to your school straight away.

Order Now


Exploring the Universe in the Classroom - Invitation to participate

This invitation is extended to teachers of Years 10 (Science), Year 11 (Physics) and Year 12 (Physics) who would be interested in allowing their students to participate in an exciting research project, which involves the teaching and learning of Cosmology in High School.

Click here for more information.



The following link provides a series of videos of profiles of Women in STEM Careers and Entrepreneurship.

WomenInSTEM Video Resources


Science Talent Search 2019

2019 theme is: Destination Moon: more missions, more science

2019 Handbook Now Available


For more information about STS including dates, handbook,sponsorship, judging information and exhibition and presentation day, go to the STS website.

If you would like a poster to help promote Science Talent Search in your school, contact the STS project officer.


National Science Week 2020

Date: 15 - 23 August 2020

Theme: TBA



CSIRO: Bring real-life STEM into your classroom

The STEM Professionals in Schools program partners teachers with STEM professionals to enhance STEM teaching practices and support engaging STEM education in Australian schools. STEM Professionals in Schools is run by CSIRO and funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training. The program is free for teachers and schools to be a part of.

Apply now:


STAV events and activites

For dates of annual events and conferences check the STAV events calendar.



Past records of STAV's responses to enquiries and other reports.

STAV is on Facebook and Twitter

View STAV's Facebook page
STAV is on Twitter

Science Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. acknowledges the support of the Department of Education and Training through the Strategic Partnerships Program.

Department of Education and Training



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