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)
  • 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


  Individual Membership Primary School Membership
Secondary/ K12 Membership
Pre-Service Membership

Secondary / Non-teachers: $150 + GST

Primary & Retired Teachers: $50 + GST

$250 + GST

 For up to 5 school associates


$550 + GST

 For up to 10 school associates


$50 + GST

For current students


Discounted PL    √    
Member-only networks & Events  √    √  
Access to Journals and Resources    √  √  
Access to Scholarships
Option to nominate for Council and Vote  √      


Secondary/ K-12 schools can add additional staff members to their membership at checkout.

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 or email [email protected] to check if the school has an account.