Pennie Stoyles


STELR Program Manager Pennie Stoyles is managing the STELR program while Peter Pentland assumes responsibility for the iSME program. Pennie’s background is as a secondary science teacher; education officer for the Science Teachers’ Association of Victoria and Education and Community Programs manager at Scienceworks Museum in Melbourne. She has extensive experience in writing education programs for students and professional development programs for teachers. She has a passion for science communication and has written science library books, exhibition text and has edited several science education journals. As the STELR Manager she liaises with customers, sponsors and other external stakeholders; schedules and delivers the professional learning program, edits new curriculum resources; manages the website and publishes the STELR newsletter.


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