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Registration is now open for the NZASE-run series of Health and Safety at Work Act workshops, which run during August and September in centres nationwide.
Across the country, the New Zealand Association of Science Educators (NZASE) is holding workshops on both Friday and Saturday mornings - to give principals and teachers flexibility about where and when they would like to attend, especially in cases where relief time is not possible.
The Health and Safety at Work Act is now in force and has created much discussion in schools over the last year.
Stephen Dorey, HOD Science at Buller High School, says that the introduction of a science fair has built bridges in the community at large, invigorated learning, and created opportunities for cross-sector knowledge sharing.
Do you use animals in your teaching? It’s important that you are meeting your obligations under the Animal Welfare Act, explains DANA HOLT of the New Zealand Association of Science Teachers’ Animal Ethics Committee.
Good systems with regular reporting and review of concerns, incidents, and minor injuries will go a long way to reducing the likelihood of a serious accident, writes STANZ president Terry Price.
Research programmes and activities should not put students in situations where their health or safety is at risk.