Science and Mathematics Education-Research Group

Science and Mathematics Education (SME) Research group has a long history within School of Education as an active and influential research group. It brings together a strong team of notable academics, experienced teaching practitioners and graduate students who share common passion to promote and improve the quality of science and mathematics education in school both nationally and internationally. The group seeks to build new professional knowledge by undertaking high-quality science and mathematics education research which informs, challenges and transforms the learning and teaching of science across learning communities. The group shares strong research links with several highly regarded international science and mathematics education groups and regularly undertakes collaborative research projects, science and mathematics teachers’ professional learning programs and publications. Areas of research interest and expertise include:

  • Philosophy in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education
  • Curriculum in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education
  • Teaching and Learning in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education
  • Assessment in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education
  • Problem Solving in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education
  • Thinking Skills in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education
  • Technology in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education
  • Current issues in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education
  • Creativity and Innovation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education
  • Reflective Teaching in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education