About Us

Director's Message

This Centre engages and inspires students in scientific learning and literacy. It encourages them to participate actively in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, leading them towards an enriched life and career. It also allows their teachers to use the science of teaching to teach science.

Michael Pakakis, Director, Victorian Space Science Education Centre.


VSSEC applies the latest educational research to develop effective programs for both students and teachers. To maintain the highest level of excellence in both pedagogy and science content, the Centre’s Advisory Board is drawn from academia, education and government.

Programs support dedicated and cross-curricular domains, highlighting career and study paths. They are delivered in context and many are scenario-based. They are offered at both primary and secondary levels @VSSEC, as outreach and online.

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