Welcome to CEA

Promoting Chemistry in Victorian Schools

The CEA supports secondary and tertiary educators to collaboratively develop their teaching and understanding of Chemistry. Comments and suggestions are welcome and can be made by contacting CEA.  

What's new?

November Lectures

Bookings are closed for the November Lectures

The full program is here

The November Lectures are a full day of speakers and workshops linked to the VCE Chemistry study Design.

Speakers are
Dr Chris Thompson, Monash University, Tapping into Students' Chemical Imagination: The Macro, Symbolic and Sub-Micro
Dr Wallace Wong, University of Melbourne, Chemistry of Solar Power
Tracey Main, CH2M, Investigating Contaminated Sites

Ken Mappin Prize for a beginning teacher of chemistry

Nominations are closed for the Ken Mapping prize for the best commencing teacher of chemistry. Nominees must be final year students in an education degree undertaking a chemistry method. More information is available here.


Resources for VCE Chemistry

The VCE Chemistry page has updated information from the VCAA and many resources for teachers including:

  • Exam information including answers to the VCAA sample exam
  • suggested timetables for Units 1 - 4
  • suggested practical activities
  • suggested questions to set students from the Pearson Heinemann Chemistry 1 and Chemistry 2 text books
  • copies of workshops from the 2016 Chemistry Conference and the CEA November Lectures workshops 2015 and 2016, with new material, ideas for the practical investigations, possible new SACs and pracs.


Early Careers Chemistry Network

The ECCN supports early career chemistry teachers through collaborative activities and sessions on class planning and assessment. The ECCN hold regular meetings and a vibrant Facebook Group.

Email Carolyn Drenen to get involved.

CEA Dates for 2017

  • November Lectures: Friday 17 November, Bio21 Institute, University of Melbourne

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If you are a CEA member, but haven't had an email from us lately, please update your email address by emailing Mick Moylan