Tag Archive: events

Oct 16

ClickFest 2017

ClickFest is an annual video conferencing festival run in November each year. ClickFest is an exciting initiative from education organisations across Australia. It highlights the diversity and scope of video conferences available to schools across Australia. Sessions are delivered free or at reduced cost to schools, providing a great opportunity for teachers to give it …

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Sep 25

Earth Science Week 2017

Earth Science Week 2017 is on soon. Join in from October 8-14, 2017 and celebrate the theme “Earth and Human Activity.” This year’s event, the 20th annual Earth Science Week celebration, promotes awareness of what geoscience tells us about human interaction with the planet’s natural systems and processes. Tuesday 10 October ANMM Inspiring Stories Marc-Andre Bernier: …

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May 30

NAIDOC Week 2017

This year the theme for NAIDOC 2017 is ‘Our Languages Matter’ focusing on the importance, richness and resilience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages. Before European settlement there were over 250 unique Aboriginal Language groups with over 600 dialects. Today only around 120 of those languages are still spoken and many are at risk …

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Dec 22

What’s on in 2017

It’s been a great year for video conferencing and 2017 will be even bigger. In 2016 Virtual Excursions Australia delivered events for NAIDOC Week, SciFest, Earth Science Week and ClickFest. These events brought content providers from across Australia and created engaging learning experiences. DART Connections once again delivered the popular Premiers Reading Challenge series reaching over …

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Nov 02

Sculpture By The Sea

Another fantastic live video conference was run by the DART team today at Sculpture By The Sea, held at Marks Park near Bondi Beach in Sydney. Incase you missed it, the event was streamed and recorded on YouTube where you can watch it over again.

Jul 29

SciFest 2016

It is time to start planning for SciFest and National Science Week. The SciFest video conferencing festival is in August and provides a great link to National Science Week. Now in it’s third year SciFest is a great opportunity to engage your students in a variety of science workshops and events. Tuesday 2 August SciFest …

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Apr 22

Cook and Banks: Charting the rumoured great Southern Land

To celebrate the Royal Botanical Gardens Sydney 200th anniversary, the Australian National Maritime Museum and Royal Botanical Gardens Sydney will offering a joint video conference for year 3 and 4 students History and Science. Cook and Banks: Charting the rumoured great Southern Land is a free video conference which will outline Cook and Banks voyage on the …

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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 30

ClickFest 2015

ClickFest is an annual video conferencing festival run in November each year. ClickFest is an exciting initiative from education organisations across Australia. It highlights the diversity and scope of video conferences available to schools across Australia. Sessions are delivered free or at reduced cost to schools, providing a great opportunity for teachers to give it …

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