Membership to the Science Teachers Association NSW provides several benefits including access to a vast network of thousands of passionate, supportive, and knowledgeable science teachers, supervisors, administrators, scientists and business and industry representatives who are all collectively committed to excellence in science education.

Schools, early career teachers, primary teachers, secondary teachers and undergraduates in a teaching discipline are all welcome to join the STANSW and through their membership will have access to hours of discounted accredited professional learning.

STANSW members are a community of science educators committed to their ongoing learning and professional development who frequently learn from one another through peer-to-peer sharing and networking.

Membership is per calendar year and includes the following benefits:

  • Discounted rates on conferences, courses, and events
  • Access to free member-only events and networks
  • Access to the Science Education News Journal (SEN) and ASTA Journal
  • Access to a range of member-only resources through the STANSW Resource Hub
  • Advocacy and the opportunity to contribute to STANSW reviews and position papers

2024 membership will be open until the end of Term 3 2024.


A school membership covers up to 10 staff members, and additional staff can be added for $50 +GST per teacher at checkout.
Staff listed under a School Membership are not interchangeable, except in instances where a staff member has left the school or is on extended leave.

Renewing members please sign-in to your account no need to join again. School Admin's can access the school account from their profile page, by clicking on the school name, then click on the renew button.