Ideally candidates should have at least three years teaching experience and who are endorsed by their Principal.
Up to 24 primary or intermediate school teachers will be on each Academy.
Complete the registration form and we'll send you an email with an endorsement form to be completed by your principal, to confirm your place on the Academy this needs to be completed and faxed or emailed back to us. Places are available on a first in, first served basis.
This Academy will inspire primary and intermediate teachers to foster and guide their students’ natural curiosity. Effective science teaching for primary students is crucial if New Zealand is to have more science graduates and a science-savvy population.
The Sir Paul Callaghan Science Academy is set up to complement and enhance current teacher training courses. It is an intensive, high quality, inservice professional development course for teachers who already have at least four years teaching experience.
Our 2018 Academies are scheduled for:
We are awaiting confirmation from the Ministry of Education of a contract extension to enable us to continue offering “zero course fees” for 2018; otherwise costs to be advised.
You may withdraw from the Academy without penalty up to three weeks prior to the first date of the selected course. A no-show or withdrawing within three weeks will incur a $70 administration fee.