Tag Archive: education

May 09

Fizzics Education

This post by Ben form Fizzics Education has a video and radio interview discussing the video conferencing. This video covers the variety of educational virtual excursion festivals available for schools arranged by Virtual Excursions Australia. VEA is a network of museums, galleries, libraries, environmental centres, aquariums & more.                                         Ben Newsome on Australian Festivals from …

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Apr 15

Top tips for teaching via video conference

There are so many ways you can use video conferencing to discover new educational opportunities, from visiting world-class museums and zoos to diving on the coral reef! Still, often as a teacher you get your training on how to use the newly installed VC system and then you’re left to your own devices to work …

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Feb 21

Australian National Maritime Museum Events

The Australian National Maritime Museum offers a great range of video and web conferences for schools throughout the year. They are starting the year with 2 events the Women in Science Symposium and Frank Hurley – the Man Who Made History. Women in Science Symposium at the Australian National Maritime Museum Tuesday 8 March at …

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Jan 28

2016 Events

We had a big year of events 2015 with Virtual Excursions Australia delivering hundreds of session reaching 10’s of thousands of students across Australia and the world. We finished up the year with the reVEAl conference in December bringing 120 delegate together. reVEAL had delegates join at the Australian Museum in Sydney, the Australian Centre …

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Sep 10

Virtual Excursions Australia Conference – reVEAl 2015

We are pleased to announce the Virtual Excursions Australia conference reVEAl on Tuesday 8 December. reVEAl will be FREE to all presenters and delegates. ACMI in Victoria and the Australian Museum in NSW will be hosting the reVEAl. We will have presenters and delegates in each venue connected with via video conference. People can also …

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Sep 06

Earth Science Week

Earth Science Week is celebrated from 11-17 October 2015. Join Virtual Excursions Australia to get involved in a week of down to earth fun! Earth Science Week is an international celebration initiated and hosted by the American Geosciences Institute, promoting the importance of the geosciences to the community 12 Oct Earth Science Week: Earthquakes, Volcanos, …

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Jun 11

NAIDOC Week 2014

NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society. Virtual Excursions Australia is presenting the NAIDOC Week Video Conferencing Festival. This event will run …

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Pi Day

Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. Pi has been calculated to over one trillion digits beyond its decimal point. …

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Feb 22

Sea Week Video Conferencing Festival

Sea Week Video Conferencing Festival 2014 Sea Week is the Marine Education Society of Australasia’s (MESA) annual education campaign to increase understanding and appreciation of the ocean and its living organisms. The theme for 2014 is Sustainable Seas! Are there really plenty more fish in the Sea? Human activities are putting pressure of the ocean …

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Jan 20

ITEC 2014 Call for Papers

Interactive Technology in Education Conference Call for Paper ITEC 2014 is fast approaching and an exciting program of international and national keynote speakers and a range of other presentations is currently being developed. The programming committee is currently calling for submissions to present in a number of different strands. Papers may be submitted in a …

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